AFS: LOVE IS COLDER THAN DEATH
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Fassbinder’s wry, sparse gangster film–his first feature–is like Godard’s BAND OF OUTSIDERS touched with nihilism.
A comic tragedy genre experiment for young Fassbinder. In a world where everyone is a prostitute or a criminal, two young gangsters get on the wrong side of corrupt union racketeers and strike out on their own criminal enterprises together. Fassbinder takes gangster and French New Wave cool but gets more subversive, especially with sex, violence and homo-eroticism.
This series celebrates the prolific master of New German Cinema and his razor-sharp gaze at culture and society across genre and
Tickets available online and at the door, $11.25 for non-members, Member discounts available.
6226 Middle Fiskeville Road, Austin, TX 78752
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