Berlinale Blog #6 – „Casting“ Petra von Kant

| Saturday, der 11. February 2017

By Andrew Horn Just as Jimi Hendrix can claim the honor of having released way more albums dead than alive, this year’s Berlinale seems to be a veritable bonanza for the late R.W. Fassbinder. We have his “Acht Stunden sind ein Tag” (8 Hours Don’t Make A Day) in Berlinale Special, “Welt am Draht” (World 

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Berlinale Blog #5 – Hiding In Plain Site: „Chavela“

| Friday, der 10. February 2017

By Andrew Horn Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi’s documentary, “Chavela” begins and ends with the words, “My name is Chavela Vargas and don’t forget it.” Known in her day as “The Rough Voice of Tenderness”, she was born Isabel Vargas Lizano in Costa Rica and as told by the filmmakers, she “ran away to Mexico 

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