"2OO1" & Jan Harlan goes to Karlsruhe
September 29th, at 20:00, Jan Harlan will introduce a digital
screening of "2OO1: A Space Odyssey"
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Written by: Thomas Hauerslev
Harlan (born in Karlsruhe, 1937) is no stranger to the world of movies, as he has worked for Mr.
Kubrick since the early 1970's as Producer of "The Shining", "Full Metal
Jacket", "Eyes Wide Shot" and many more. Picture by Thomas Hauerslev.
Herbert Born, Manager of the Schauburg, and I, are delighted to announce the
participation of Jan Harlan at the
12. Todd-AO 70mm-Festival warm-up in
Jan is not busy teaching at film
schools, introducing Stanley Kubrick's film in cinemas across Europe, or
advising the travelling
Stanley Kubrick Exhibition,
he is enjoying being the grandfather of seven grand children.
On Thursday September 29th, at 20:00, Jan Harlan will introduce a special
digital screening of
"2OO1: A Space Odyssey" filmed in
Panavision 70 at the Schauburg. "2OO1: A Space Odyssey" has been shown many times
at the Schauburg. In fact it was the first 7OMM film, which ever
played at the Schauburg, when the cinema was rebuilt by CINERAMA Inc. in
1968. "2OO1" tells the epic story of man's first
encounter with extraterrestrial intelligence, and is set against classical music, human
error, and the empty void of space. It's a wonderful, mysterious film, and as
the author of the story Arthur C. Clarke is once said: "If
anyone understands it on the first viewing, we've failed in our intention."
Unlike previous Todd-AO Festival 7OMM screenings in 2005, 2007 and
2014, "2OO1" is now presented as a special Festival warm-up in
a digital 2K DCP transfer produced by Warner Brothers in 2009. It will be exciting to see how the digital version of the this classic
epic will look on Schauburg's curved CINERAMA screen.
Will it be just as sharp, will the colors be good, will there be less grain,
and will it look and sound like the film we love and have seen countless
times in 7OMM?
Please welcome Jan Harlan with us at the Schauburg.
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