A hundred and forty suns
Jonathan Blair UK 2009 3:50 min english poem: An extraordinary adventure which befell Vladimir Mayakowsky in a summer cottage Vladimir Mayakowsky
A part abstract, part narrative, psychological journey. Despairing at his daily chores, the desperate poet's anger culminates in an unexpected encounter with the sun.
Ram Devineni Israel/USA 2009 5 min english poem: The Rocks Bob Holman, Sarit
A poetic fable between the TRUTH and the STORY set at the Wailing Wall. Poem as prayer, story as evocation of endangered language.
Paramita Nath Canada 2009 6:19 min english poem: Materials Souvankham Thammavongsa
An impressionistic journey begins when the poet discovers her father's discarded notebook that documents the family's escape from Laos in the 1970s.
In The Cooler
Jacob Potashnik Canada 2009 7:37 min english poem: In The Cooler Tony Babinski
Artistic reflection on the essential connection between the artist and his art, between artists themselves, and between artists and their audience.
Ashley Horner UK 2008 7:21 min english poem: The Ballad of Litterpicker Keith Jewitt
Two men clean the city’s streets, one compulsively, the other poetically.
A Complete Poem
Ferdinand Boutard France 2007 1:07 min franzOmeU poem: Ich Ewiges Kind Egon Schiele
A character tells a poem but is interrupted.
The X in this Poem
Kirstin Büttner/Linda Matern, Frank Wörler Germany 2010 9:45 min dtOmeU poem: Das X in diesem Gedicht Hendrik Rost
Hamburg's poet as a passionate surfer. One can feel the physicalness of this sport, still it remains in the camera's distanced gaze.
The Origin of a Poem
Pim Zwier Niederlande 2010 3 min nlOmeU poem: Oerdak Elmar Kuiper
The film is not only about the process of creation itself, but also about how Elmar deals with his bilingual background. He grew up with the Friesian language, but thinks bilingually.