New content at Poetry Film Live and other websites

The second issue of Poetry Film Live is out, and new material has been appearing on other film/videopoetry-related sites associated with the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, Art Visuals & Poetry, Poetryfilmkanal, and VERSOGRAMAS. Continue Reading

Zebra Poetry Film Festival Münster 2016: a view from the jury

view of a theater lit up at night

A few things I’d like to say about our goals as jury: We congratulate all the filmmakers, artists and poets who were chosen by the selection committee. We saw some fantastic films and wonderful creations this year, and were proud to play a part in the international competitions. We as ‘the jury’ wanted to make a statement. We believe that more films should have been awarded a prize. Not because it was too difficult to pick the four winners, no — that was fairly easy. We believe that more artists deserve a prize, and would prefer the budget for prizes to be split up to go to more ‘winners.’ Continue Reading

ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival’s complete list of films, English-language program online

With the biannual ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival — the world’s largest and most prestigious such event — less than a month away, their website is replete with information, including what should be of most interest even to those who (like me) can’t attend: lists of all the films in each screening. Continue Reading

ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival program is online

The ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival posted their program to the web yesterday, and judging from Google Translate, there’s a great deal of continuity with past festivals despite the change in hosting organizations (from Literaturwerkstatt Berlin to Filmwerkstatt Münster), as well as some interesting new features. Continue Reading

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

Upcoming poetry-film screenings: Minneapolis, Edinburgh, Lublin and London

Motionpoems Season 6 World Premiere, Filmpoem Festival Fifteen at Hidden Door, films from the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival at Festiwal Miasto Poezji, Mahu in Video at the Hardy Tree Gallery, and PoetryFilm Solstice at The Groucho Club. Continue Reading