De Poortwachter / The Gatekeepe
Rens van Meegen The Netherlands 2010 5:30 min poem: De poortwachter Rens van Meegen
The film gives an absurdistic view on the concept of borders. Wider it’s a story of inclusion / exclusion and about the people who are in control of this meganizm.
Viva Zombatista. De døde står opp for å fortære de levende / Viva Zombatista. The Dead Arise to Devour the Livin
Kristian Pedersen Norway 2009 2:05 min poem: Viva Zombatista. De døde står opp for å fortære de levende Simen Hagerup
Pilot episode for an animated series about a monstrous minority and their fight for some kind of survival.
Tongue Of The Hidde
David Alexander Anderson UK / Iran 2008 5:00 min poem: Peacock + Fish Hafez
Hafez, 'The Teller of Secrets', used the language of human love and metaphor to describe his intoxication with the mysteries of the Universe. The landscapes and characters are entirely constructed of Persian calligraphy.
Khuory Talal Lebanon 2008 13:00 min poem: The Gentleman's Salut Samer Abu Hawash
The film is about a man who was struggling to remain decent. He started to fall apart and to loose hope. It shows the contradictions of the human being and the combination that exist between tenderness and violence.
Elena Chiesa Italy 2008 1:13 min poem: Polifemi Elena Chiesa
The affinity between Polifemo the greek one-eye myth creature and the way love transforms us and our partner. It's the poem concerning the other and our vicinity to him. How we open or close our doors to it-him.
A Galaxy Over There
Martin Earle UK 2009 7:40 min poem: Schubertiana Tomas Tranströmer
A film which visualises the poet being carried away from his home town while listening to Schubert. He returns to find everything filled with wonder and hope.
The Cat Piano
Eddie White, Ari Gibson Australia 2009 8:30 min poem: The Cat Piano Eddie White
A city of singing cats is preyed upon by a shadowy figure intent on performing a twisted feline symphony.
The Polish Language
Alice Lyons Ireland 2009 8:08 min poem: The Polish Language Alice Lyons
How does a language taste? What is its shape and colour? It is a playful and solemn journey into the sensuality and subversive power of language and its flowering in post-war Polish poetry.
Natalie Almada France / Morocco 2009 10:00 min poem: Threshold Songs Peter Gizzi
A lecture on relationships between performance and film.
Kone / Machine
Juha Karjalainen Finland 2010 9:50 min poem: Kone J. K. Ihalainen
Work starts with betraying machines, who take over our surroundings. When they begin to govern us, they also make us paranoid and busy and restless, until we start to smash them into million pieces, because they have to get their control of their own live back.
They are there but I am not
Ye Mimi Taiwan 2009 6:57 min poem: They are there but I am not Ye Mimi
We experience a lot of poems as a record of real life. Through the specific Taiwanese backdrop, it illustrates a series of moments to approach the concept of time, which is not as concrete as we are taught.
Emma Passmore UK 2009 1:10 min poem: Breathe Emma Passmore
The film describes the effect of modern life - sucking up time and energy, when all one wishes for is time to breathe; time to live.
Der Conny ihr Pony / The Pony of Conny
Robert Pohle, Martin Hentze Germany 2008 5:00 min poem: Der Conny ihr Pony Gabriel Vetter
Conny´s pony doesn´t fit into the bus. Her search for those responsible brings forth numerous bizarre scenes, finally lading to the fall of Switzerland.