Das Haus für Poesie unterstützt DIE VIELEN e.V.
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With the authors: Erik Lindner (Amsterdam),Liao Yiwu (Berlin) and Peter LaBerge (Pennsylvania)Music by KARAGOD | FriedelHosted by: Knut Elstermann (Filmjournalist, Berlin)
We’ll be celebrating the opening of the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival in Berlin
ZEBRINOThe ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival takes children and young adults on poetic forays. ZEBRINO shows filmed poems in all varieties for kids between 8 and 12 years of age, thus introducing them to the genre of poetry film. The young audience will
Lection & Talk
In her poems, Uljana Wolf plays with the mixture of languages, slips of tongue, similar words and so-called false friends, words more commonly referred to as false cognates. By shedding light on the spaces between the German and English languages,
With Martina Hefter, poet and performer | Claudia Maaß, educationalist and teacher | Christoph Ulleweit teacher and film maker
Encourage excitement about poetry? But how? This further training seminar offers poetry disseminators and teachers (of
Vernissage with Heidede Becker, author of the book Aubergine mit Scheibenwischer (Aubergine with Windscreen Wiper) Opening speech Herta Müller, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Wie lang dauert für immer (How long does forever last)
Poets' Corner floods the city with poems. Over an entire evening and with the kind support of the city districts and cultural institutions, poets living in Berlin and one collective present their work, reading in libraries, galleries, museums and
Lection & Performance
With Yugen Blakrok (South Africa) | Patrizia Cavalli (Italy) | Anja Golob (Slovenia) | Rainer René Mueller (Germany)| Eileen Myles (USA) | Marion Poschmann (Germany) | Fatemeh Shams (Iran & USA) | Keston Sutherland (UK) |Xi Chuan (China)
With Francesca Beard, Spoken Word Artist | Udo Betz, double bassist | Dorothée Billard, graphic artist | Jan Böttcher, writer and songwriter | Tanja Dückers, poet | Julia Kapelle, film maker | Franziska Khan, childrens’ phliosopher | Sylvia Krupicka,
Eileen Myles (USA) writer in conversation with Odile Kennel (Germany) writer and translator
Eileen Myles began their career as a poet in the New York City of the 1970s, where they were influenced by the second generation of writers of the New York
Exhibition. Oskar Pastior’s extraordinary poetic constructions and enigmatic word and language creations made him a favourite of friends of experimental poetry everywhere, and not just in Germany. As a draughtsman Oskar Pastior is practically unknown, completely overshadowed by
During the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, children, young people and adults have the chance to indulge their creativity freely and autonomously with poetic inspiration and many opportunities to talk about poems and films and go artistically crazy with a variety of materials. There
The ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2019 is taking place in the Kino in der KulturBrauerei from 5 to 8 December. This year's focus lies on a competition for the best poetry films from Germany and a programme featuring poetry films from the United Kingdom.
The ZEBRA Poetry Film
With Brenda Shaughnessy, Anja Kampmann, Sandra Meek, Yevgeniy Breyger, Jericho Brown, Georg Less, Linda Gregerson, Mario Chard, Ronya Othmann, Ilya Kaminsky and Dagmara Kraus, Karolina Golimowska Hosted by: Ilya Kaminsky, Jericho Brown, Sandra Meek and Mario Chard
From 19 to 22 November, the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival will be presenting the International Competition to find the Best Poetry Films online, as well as a programme of films and poetry with the country focus on Canada/Québec.
Over the Festival weekend (19.–22.11.) the
Injustice and discrimination require people to raise their voices and protest. Wherever minorities are oppressed or people are mistreated, effective words are needed to draw attention to these abuses and denounce them. The poems on which the films in this programme are based do