Letzter Tag der Republik / Last Day of the Republic
Reynold Reynolds Germany 2009 8:00 min poem: Letzter Tag der Republik Gerhard Falkner
Many Berliners demonstrated against the planned demolition and hoped the building would be protected against historical censorship, but twenty years after the fall of the Berlin wall, the Palace completely disappeared.
Nuvole, Mani / Clouds, Hands
Simone Massi France / Italy 2009 8:00 min poem: Nuvole, Mani Simone Massi
I watch the hands of my father, the clouds of my mother; I see the passing of Time that colours us with the yellow of flowers.
Mensaje A La Humanidad / Message To Humanity
Ernesto Livon-Grosman Argentina 2009 4:50 min poem: Mensaje A La Humanidad Roberto Cignoni
Message to Humanity is a poetry performance that builds a narrative based on the abstract phonetic representation of different languages. The video extends this exploration through the interplay with found footage.
Mr Bradley Mr Martin hear us through the hole in thin air
Greig Johnson UK 2010 4:59 min poem: Mr Bradley Mr Martin hear us through the hole in thin air William Burroughs
An incognito alien agent is abruptly recalled by his long-forgotten masters from a lifelong mission of gathering and analysing human experience in this visually layered, expressionistic adaptation of a Cut-Up poem.
Joanna Priestley USA 2009 4:00 min poem: The the Impotence of Proofreading Taylor Mali
This dirty ditty animated text and plays up phonetics with hilarious results. A witty commentary on ignorance, idiocy and our over-reliance on spell check.
To je zemlja, brat moj / this is earth, my brother
Jan Cvitkovič Slovenia 2009 9:25 poem: To je zemlja, brat mo Jan Cvitkovič
A journey to the center of things.
Vessela Dantcheva Germany / Bulgaria 2009 9:02 min poem: Anna Blume Kurt Schwitters
A film about the lust of a man chasing a woman. The story takes place on surreal journey dictated by the mind of the poet. Lust and disguised in love, drive the two characters to an end where love turns to be a very lonesome and strange place.
Regie: Taey Iohe UK 2007 5:57 min Gedicht: Fear Note Taey Iohe
The abstract story is about a lost woman who is trying to find her place to rest, but remaining a wanderer, like a liquid.
Injecties / Injections
Paul Bogaert Belgium 2010 4:14 min poem: Injecties by Paul Bogaert
A modern building. Everyone is present. Waiting for an experiment to start. A woman in a hospital bed is enjoying the paradisical atmosphere outside. Until she is rolled inside. Two nurses start a treatment in which injections are combined with language.
ÖDELÄGGELSE IV stockholm | gaza 2009
Marie Silkeberg, Fredrik Arsaeus Nauckhoff Sweden 2009 6:55 min poem: We Ghayath Almadhoun
Emergency and violence of the present; intrusion of the rejected in the images and sounds. The voices and text forming another relation, activating and balancing on the border line, juxtaposing architecture/body, distance/violence, the in-betweenness of the arabic and swedish languages.
To The Marriage Of True Minds
Andrew Stegall UK 2010 11:20 min poem: Sonnet 116 "Let me not to the marriage of two minds" William Shakespeare
Hayder and Falah seek asylum in London from Baghdad. Falah comforts Hayder with lines from Shakespearean love sonnets, whispered in Arabic. The two lovers become separated.
Igra Rama / Mountain High
Avi Dabach Israel 2010 2:50 min poem: Igra Rama Tal Nitzán
"There castles of the lords did besiege me". Going up the roof one day, discovering the forest of towers, suffocating the city.
Höpöhöpö Böks / The Höpöhöpö of Bök
Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl Island 2008 4:17 min poem: Höpöhöpö Böks Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl
It’s a univocal lipogram written in icelandic for the canadian poet Christian Bök. It playfully examines the characteristics of the letter Ö while telling a short story of Bök and his children.