Event: June 2019

09:30 PM

ZEBRA Poetry Film Club

Power of Language

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Presenters: Alexander Gumz (Berlin) poet | Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel (Berlin) Artistic Director of the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival

The topics for this Poetry Film Club are the power of language, manipulation and discrimination. The selected poetry films take opposing positions and pose critical questions. Featuring poems by Anida Yoeu Ali, Yehuda Amichai, W. H. Auden, Paul Bogaert, Natalie Diaz, Neil Gaiman, Nora Gomringer, Louis MacNeice and Danez Smith.

The ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival was founded in 2002 by the Haus für Poesie. It is to date the largest international platform for short films based on poems – poetry films. The next ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival will be taking place in Berlin from 5 to 8 December 2019.


Project leader: Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel

Akademie der Künste

Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin

Entrance fee:
6/4 €

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