Review of Poetry Film screening at the MIX conference

The curation at MIX 2017 brought a rhythm, line by line, film by film, that on a large scale was sustained to the end. The themes created a forward momentum — and that reflects the journey of poetry film itself. Continue Reading

Call for artists’ participation in the 6th International Video Poetry Festival | Athens Greece

poster for International Video Poetry Festival #6

The +Institute [for Experimental Arts] and Void Network present the 6th International Video Poetry Festival 2017 in Winter 2017 at the free self-organised theatre EMBROS in Athens, Greece. Continue Reading

2nd Weimar Poetry Film Award: A view from the jury

Whatever else one might say about contests and awards — and I’ve been as critical as any of the whole culture of literary prizes — they are a great way to focus public attention on a still somewhat obscure but rapidly developing genre. Continue Reading

Open call for poetry films: Festival Silêncio 2017

“This is not a movie. It’s a poem.” is a poetry film showcase organised within the Festival Silêncio that includes a national and an international competition. The films in competition will be the manifestation of audiovisual poetical language which will be using cinematographic narrative to state itself as a message. Continue Reading