Tag Archives: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Absinthe #18 – Fassbinder

The latest issue of Absinthe: New European Writing is out including my essay “Rainer Werner Fassbinder: the Balzac of West Germany”. Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Fassbinder’s death at 37 years old I spoke with filmmaker Tom Kalin and president of the Fassbinder Foundation and his former editor Juliane Lorenz about the prolific filmmaker’s legacy […]

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Absinthe 18

From Absinthe: “Absinthe 18 is coming soon and it’s full of exceptional art & writing from Europe, including a short play by Vlad Zografi, and poetry & prose by Marie-Claire Bancquart, Nichita Stanescu, Pia Tafdrup, Sladjan Lipovec, Marco Candida, Kristina Lugn, Hernan Migoya, Marko Pogacar, Iulian Ciocan, Jose Corredor-Matheos, Kamil Bouska, Jiri Brynda, and a […]

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Alexander Kluge in Prag

Work of Alexander Kluge, among the boldest filmmakers and writers of the past 50 years, as well as being a key figure in New German Cinema, gets Prague showing It is not uncommon to find artists who came to film from work in other mediums. Some are painters turned filmmakers, while others turned to film […]

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