Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel: Ten Favorite Funny Poetry Films

“Always look on the bright side of life” (Eric Idle). So here are ten funny poetry films which have participated in past editions of the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, a project of the Literaturwerkstatt Berlin in cooperation with interfilm Berlin. Enjoy!
 

Oedipus (poem by Nathan Filer)
Rong, 2005

 

The Art of Drowning (poem by Billy Collins)
Diego Maclean, 2009

 

Missed Aches (poem by Taylor Mali)
Joanna Priestley, 2009

 

Der Conny ihr Pony (poem by Gabriel Vetter)
Robert Pohle and Martin Hentze, 2008

 

Financially strapped (poem by Katrin Bowen)
Katrin Bowen, 2008

 

Höpöhöpö Böks (poem by Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl)
Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl, 2008

 

Dialog über Österreich (poem by Gerhard Rühm)
Hubert Sielecki, 2012

 

Giraffe (poem by Annelyse Gelman)
by Annelyse Gelman and Auden Lincoln-Vogel, 2013

 

On Loop (poem by Christine Hooper and Victoria Manifold)
Christine Hooper, 2013

 

Carnivore Reflux (poem by Eddie White)
Eddie White, 2006

Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel

Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel

Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel (website) studied German Language and Literature, Romance Studies and Media and Communications Sciences in Mannheim. Since 2000 he works as a research assistant at the ZKM | Centre for Art and Media Technology in Karlsruhe. Since 2006 he has been the Artistic Director for the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival. He also works as a film curator for interfilm Berlin, cultural manager, media and museum educator at the Deutsche Kinemathek.

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