Burkhard von Harder at German historical museum Berlin

DIE NARBE | THE SCAR
BY BURKHARD VON HARDER

A FILMPROJECT IN TWO PARTS

World Premiere - Part II:
NARBE DEUTSCHLAND | SCAR GERMANY, 967 min, 2014

Opening:

October 25, 2014, Beijing / China (10/25 - 12/7 2014)

BEING 3 Gallery

No.3 Plastic factory cultural park, 129# Nangao Rd., Chaoyang Dist., Beijing

'This movie is like poetry',
Li Xianting,famous Chinese contemporary art critic




Reviews - NARBE DEUTSCHLAND | SCAR GERMANY:

Global Times of China, Oct. 21, 2014: 'Scars of the past'


Invitation & Program of German Embassy Beijing of german embassy for Nov. 9th, 2014 in Commemoration of 25 years of the Fall of the Wall: [in German]

The movie:

NARBE DEUTSCHLAND | SCAR GERMANY, 967 minutes, 2009-2014

A 16 hour journey through the physical landscape and ideological boundary that once divided the world, mapping the complete length of the former Iron Curtain (1378 km) - a visual and transforming journey that in its best moments can remind you of a Barnett Newman painting in motion - continous 16 hour soundtrack by Klaus Wiese (1942-2009)

with funding by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg


View the trailer in the background by downscrolling or at vimeo:

Trailer

First segments of NARBE DEUTSCHLAND were screened at Palais de Tokyo in 2012 during Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid and in Jinan, China in 2013.


Part I: NARBE BERLIN | SCAR BERLIN

78 Minutes, 2009

20 years after the Fall: mapping the entire 156 km of the remains of the former wall from above. Persisting uninterrupted aerial views of the snowcovered city on a grey day in January 2009

original soundtrack:

FM Einheit

and

Klaus Wiese

reduxed 2013: letterboxed with subtitles (English/German)

(full image revealed by downscrolling)

Slideshow

Trailer


Reviews : NARBE BERLIN | SCAR BERLIN:

Tom Doody - Blog, Nov. 28, 2013 :'Twisted Practice'

The Hollywood Reporter, Nov. 22, 2013: 'Numbing art project'

The New York Times, Nov. 21, 2013: 'Extravagant Gesture'

The Village Voice, Nov. 20, 2013: 'Bold mission'

La Repubblica Firenze, Oct. 4, 2013 'Un Omaggio alla Citta'

Lotterliebe, Berlin Blog, Feb. 8, 2013 'Fascinating Film'


Write a review at Metacritic.com


DVDs' available at Amazon

and Panoramapunkt, Potsdamer Platz 1, Berlin [ panoramapunkt.de ]
Streaming Video at [ Realeyz ]

SCREENING DATES -
Part II: NARBE DEUTSCHLAND | SCAR GERMANY

the Worldpremiere took place in Beijing, October 25, 2014 (25 year Commemoration of the Fall of the Wall)

BEING 3 Gallery

No.3 Plastic factory cultural park, 129# Nangao Rd., Chaoyang Dist., Beijing

SCREENING DATES -
Part I: NARBE BERLIN | SCAR BERLIN

April 15 - 23, 2014:
Screening at Film Fest Week in Beijing - 20 Years of Beijing-Berlin City Partnership 2014

2013 & earlier:

August 2013:
Screening as part of the annual Open Day events of the Federal Ministery of Science and Education (Scharoun Saal), Berlin

November 2013:
Screening as part of the QUADflix Select program in Greenwich Village

October 3, 2009 – January, 2011:
Over 2000 screenings in the permanent exhibition (2100 years of German History), German Historical Museum (DHM), Berlin [50.000 visitors/month]

November 13, 2010:
Screening at Zero Film Festival, New York

August 21.- October 5, 2010:
Screening as part of the annual Open Day events of the Federal Ministery of Science and Education (Scharoun Saal), Berlin