Talal Khoury Lebanon 2009 13 min arabOmeU poem: Personal Duty Mahmoud Darwish
A journey that combines public and personal experience and follows a couple separated by a so-called "heroic" death.
Chris MacFarlane UK 2010 2 min english poem: Dinosauria, We Charles Bukowski
When all mankind is gone, inhuman beasts shall inherit the Earth.
Two Sides of Silence
Ivan Edeza Mexico 2009 8:18 min spOmeU poem: Two Sides of Silence Linton Kwesi Johnson
An audiovisual approach to the idea of silence in the inhabitants of Tepito neighborhood, supposedly the more violent in Mexico City.
Zoltan Bogdan Hungary 2009 8:20 min english poem: A Walesi Bárdok János Arany
King Edward demands local bards to sing about his greatness but they sing about Edward's cruel atrocities. He sends them to be burnt at the stake, but the sense of guilt drives him mad.
The Genius of the Crowd
Enrico Tanno/Emanuele Roccucci, Lorenzo Miglietta England 2008 0:55 min english poem: The Genius of the Crowd Charles Bukowski
The feeling of dirt, disillusion and the inevitability of events. The use of pencil gives the film a sense of familiarity.
I Cannot Speak Without Shaking
Todd Herman USA 2007 5 min english poem: I Cannot Speak Without Shaking Patricia Berne
A potent deconstruction of Nazi propaganda films that were made to advance arguments against people with disabilities during world war two. A close look at eugenics as well as to its contemporary ideological artifacts.
Manuel Hidalgo Martín Spain 2009 2 min spOmeU poem: Canción a las ruinas de Italica Rodrigo Caro
With a deep love of classical antiquity, not untouched with local patriotism, the poetic genius creates a panorama of human history in terms of one provincial Roman city.
Missing Will Never Be Missing Until We Find Them
Antonio Claudio Carvalho Brazil 2007 2:45 min portuguese poem: OS DESAPARECIDOS Antonio Claudio Carvalho
An homage to the "desaparecidos" who disappeared under torture and murder during Brazil's years of dictatorship.
Ballad of the Civil Guards
Marcus Tragesser Germany 2010 5:38 min spOmeU Gedicht: Romance de la guardia civil espanola Federico García Lorca
It's night. The guards are invading the lively city of the vagabonds. There is violence and destruction. Maria, trying to help the defenceless, falls victim herself.
Jakob Kirchheim / Teresa Delgado Germany 2010 6 min dtOmeU Gedicht: Terrorsounds Teresa Delgado
Surrounded by a flood of pictures, impressions of vulnerability and threat soak into a seemingly relaxed environment of the here and now.
Francesco Levato USA 2009 20 min english poem: War Rug Francesco Levato
They say the weaving of bombs, machine guns and tanks, into border areas, began during the Russian occupation; now the images are of planes en route, buildings on fire, and the American flag.