Newsletter April 2021

The Théâtre du Rond-Point in Paris and its audience were looking forward to a spring of new buds and reopened theaters. Falk Richter’s play “Je suis Fassbinder” was scheduled to run there for three weeks in a production by Stanislas Nordey starting on 5 April. However, currently the French capital is also suffering from rising (…)

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Newsletter December 2020

On 3 December, one of the most important innovators in the world of cinema celebrated his 90th birthday. Whether as a critic for the film magazine Cahiers du cinéma, a central protagonist of the French New Wave, or a political activist, Jean-Luc Godard has always exhibited the courage to experiment and curiosity about the unknown. (…)

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Newsletter August 2020

In May, the New York Times published an appreciation of twelve “great” TV series made by film directors. The list includes David Lynch’s TWIN PEAKS, Jane Campion’s TOP OF THE LAKE, Nicolas Winding Refn’s TOO OLD TO DIE YOUNG, and – in first place – Fassbinder’s BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ. The author of the piece, Scott Tobias, (…)

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Newsletter May 2020

For weeks now the whole world has been in a state of emergency. One of the many challenges this has brought is the massive restrictions placed on the cultural sector. For the time being, cinemas, like museums and theaters, have to remain closed. Above all for smaller venues and institutions, this enforced break is proving (…)

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Newsletter February 2020

February this year offers a whole range of exciting events from the cosmos of Rainer Werner Fassbinder. On 13 February the exhibition Aufbruch und Umbruch (Awakening and Upheaval) has its opening from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin. It is composed of works by the Swiss photographer Beat Presser, who has (…)

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