ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival moves to Münster, issues call for entries

From the 27th to the 30th of October 2016, for the very first time the Filmwerkstatt Münster, in cooperation with Literaturwerkstatt Berlin/Haus für Poesie, will host the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival Münster|Berlin. Submissions open on February 1. Continue Reading

New essays on poetry film by Nissmah Roshdy and Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel

The Poetryfilmkanal website has added an essay by ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival organizer Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel, “Poesiefilme, Festivals und soziale Netzwerke,” and one by Egyptian filmmaker Nissmah Roshdy, “Poetry Films: A Genre Alien To A Poetry Nation.” Continue Reading

News roundup: Read Our Lips Filmpoem Competition, Rabbit Heart DVD, animated poetry film screening in Leipzig

Spoken-word poets from the north of England are invited to submit to the Read Our Lips Filmpoem Competition 2015. The best of Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival 2014 is available on DVD. And animated “poetry in motion” will be screened in Leipzig on Dec. 11. Continue Reading

Erica Goss on ZEBRA 2014

Poet Erica Goss’s Third Form column in Connotation Press this month is devoted to her impressions of the 7th ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, and includes a short interview with ZEBRA’s artistic director Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel as well as a list of “ten video poems from the festival that deserve attention.” Continue Reading

“Shot Through the Heart”: a poetry film competition from Southbank Centre

London’s Southbank Centre is holding a love-themed poetry film competition with Alastair Cook, Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel and Malgorzata Kitowski as judges. Shot Through the Heart – Southbank Centre Poetry Film Competition Friday 14 February – Friday 30 May Calling… Continue Reading