Burkhard von Harder at German historical museum Berlin

DIE NARBE | THE SCAR
BY BURKHARD VON HARDER

A FILMPROJECT IN TWO PARTS

Upcoming 2015:

Trailer for Tannbach Trilogy with NARBE DEUTSCHLAND footage('TANNBACH - Schicksal eines Dorfes'),
January 04, 05 and 07, 2015 in german tv [ZDF; 20:15]
Article Focus Magazine [german]

NARBE DEUTSCHLAND | SCAR GERMANY as part of the 24/7 Project | IFFR | International Film Festival Rotterdam

NARBE DEUTSCHLAND as part of the 24/7 Project in the Rem Kohlhaas Rotterdam landmark building at IFFR | International Film Festival Rotterdam, January 21 – February 1, 2015


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

Exhibition Preface [pdf | english]


'Strong work - congratulations!'

Ai Weiwei

'This movie is completely like poetry'

Li Xianting,famous Chinese contemporary art critic (initiator, supporter and promoter of contemporary Art in China following the Cultural Revolution)

'An unbelievable project for peace got off the ground.'

Irms Duschl, Artist

'Breathtaking!'

Andrew Robb, Minister of Trade and Investment, Australia

'Das da bisher noch keiner drauf gekommen ist.'

Spiegel Magazin

'Freedom is the biggest good!'

Hans-Georg Lohe, Kulturdezernent der Stadt Duesseldorf

'A film for the 22nd century'

Chinese Buddhist Visitor





Reviews - NARBE DEUTSCHLAND | SCAR GERMANY:

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

Wallpost, Oct. 25, 2014 [chinese / 中文]]

DCW // Deutsch Chinesische Welt - page 9 [chinese / 中文]]



Announcement of German Embassy Beijing
for Nov. 9th, 2014 in Commemoration of 25 years of the Fall of the Wall: [in German / 中文]

Invitation & Program of German Embassy Beijing
[pdf | 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


2015:

January 04, 05 and 07, 2015 in german tv [ZDF; 20:15] - Trailer for Tannbach Trilogy ('TANNBACH - Schicksal eines Dorfes')

January 21 – February 1, 2015: International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), 24/7 program


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