Nicht löschbares Feuer

Nicht löschbares Feuer

BR Deutschland 1969, TV-Kurz-Dokumentarfilm

Inhalt

Media scholar Klaus Kreimeier has called Harun Farocki′s short film "the most important agitprop film of the anti-Vietnam War movement": The film shows an empty table with Harun Farocki putting forward the account of an US attack against a Vietnamese village and of the deployment of Napalm.
The film answers the question of how to show the deployment of Napalm to the audience and how to create an image of the injuries caused by Napalm by Harun Farocki putting out a burning cigarette on the back of his hand – together with the reference that a cigarette burns with 500 degrees Celsius, while Napalm burns with 4000 degrees Celsius.

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Credits

Director:Harun Farocki
Screenplay:Harun Farocki (Konzept)
Director of photography:Gerd Conradt
Editing:Harun Farocki
Production company:Harun Farocki Filmproduktion (Berlin)
Producer:Harun Farocki

All Credits

Director:Harun Farocki
Assistant director:Helke Sander
Screenplay:Harun Farocki (Konzept)
Director of photography:Gerd Conradt
Editing:Harun Farocki
Sound:Ulrich Knaudt
Miscellaneous:Klaus W. Banser (Technik), Rolf Deppe (Technik), Erdschmidt (Technik), Grützbach (Technik)
Participation:Harun Farocki, Gerd Volker Bussäus, Michael Busse, Carolin Gremm, Gardi Deppe, Eckart Kammer, Hanspeter Krüger, Ingrid Oppermann
Production company:Harun Farocki Filmproduktion (Berlin)
Commissioned by:Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln)
Producer:Harun Farocki
Producer (TV):Georg Alexander
Location manager:Hartmut Bitomsky
Length:25 min
Format:1:1,37
Picture/Sound:s/w, Ton
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 27.07.1969, West 3;
Aufführung (DE): 07.10.1969, Mannheim, IFF

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Nicht löschbares Feuer

Versions

Original

Length:25 min
Format:1:1,37
Picture/Sound:s/w, Ton
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 27.07.1969, West 3;
Aufführung (DE): 07.10.1969, Mannheim, IFF