Followed by a discussion with Juliane Lorenz, Head of Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation, and Yang Hui, Professor of the Beijing Film Academy
No German director was more controversial, more productive and more obsessed with film making than Rainer Werner Fassbinder. When he died in 1982, aged only 37, Fassbinder had revolutionized theatre and left behind a total of 44 self-directed films and TV series.No one before or after him was able to portray German society as truthful and hurtful and polarize as strongly as Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
Annekatrin Hendel was born and raised in Berlin,Germany. After finishing her studies of design she worked as a freelance costume and production designer. In 2004 Hendel started her own company IT WORKS! Medien and acts as a producer of feature films and documentaries,director, and CEO. Hendel is a member of the German film academy.