Goethe-In­sti­tut holds Fass­binder ret­ro­spec­tive

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THE GOETHE-IN­STI­TUT Philip­pinen will be hold­ing a ret­ro­spec­tive of some of the best works of the ac­claimed Ger­man film­maker Rainer Werner Fass­binder. Eleven Fass­binder films, in­clud­ing a doc­u­men­tary about him, will be screened for free ev­ery week­end in two venues: the Ili Likha Artists Vil­lage in Baguio from March 10 to April 1; and at the Cine­math­eque Cen­tre Manila from April 7 to April 22. To be screened are

Fass­binder (2015), Katzel­macher (1969), The Mer­chant of Four Sea­sons (1971), The Bit­ter Tears of Pe­tra von Kant (1972), Martha (1973), Fear Eats the Soul (1973), Fox and His Friends (1974), Chi­nese Roulette (1976, photo right), The Mar­riage of Maria Braun (1978), Lili Mar­leen (1980), Veronika Voss (1981, photo far right), and Lola (1981). Fass­binder is fa­mously known for his short-lived yet ex­cep­tional ca­reer that lasted for nearly 16 years un­til his death in 1982. Be­tween 1966 and 1982, he di­rected an as­ton­ish­ing 39 films (in­clud­ing six tele­vi­sion movies and se­ries) and four video pro­duc­tions. He di­rected 24 stage plays, four ra­dio plays, acted, and worked as a cam­era­man, a com­poser, a de­signer, edi­tor, pro­ducer, and theater man­ager. The screen­ings are free ad­mis­sion on a first come, first serve ba­sis. For de­tails, visit www.goethe.de/ins/ph/ de/ver.cfm?fuse­ac­tion=events.de­tail&even­t_id=21175310.

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