Three new categories – the Final
Sat 20.10. 10:30 pm Saal 2
Hosted by: Maike Mia Höhne Berlin International Film Festival
For the first time, the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival is awarding prizes in the categories Best Debut Film, Best Film for Tolerance and Best Poetry Performance on Film. Nine films from seven countries have been nominated. At this evening’s event they will be presented and the winners chosen.
With the kind support of Literature Across Frontiers and the Culture Programme of the European Union.
Best Debut Film
Marc Capdevila Penya, Tià Zanguera, Albert Balasch – Spanien 2012 5:16 min katalanisch / Engl. Sub. Gedicht: A Fora Albert Balasch
A man goes outside and finds the head of his father.
LITTLE THEATRES: HOMAGE TO THE MINERAL OF CABBAGE
Stephanie Dudley – Kanada 2012 4:45 min galizisch / Engl. Sub. Gedicht: Homage to the Mineral of Cabbage Erín Moure
Cabbage: a simple vegetable with many layers
Franziska Otto – Deutschland 2010 2:45 min deutsch / Engl. Sub. Gedicht: Heimweg Peh
About the search of oneself and a person with whom you feel at home.
Best Film for Tolerance
LIMEWASHED HOUSE IN THE DARK
Alper Yilmaz – Türkei 2011 7:26 min türkisch / Engl. Sub. Gedicht: Limewashed House in the Dark Emirhan Oguz
A convict returns home and encounters two different homes, two different nights, and two different times.
BLOOD IS BLOOD
Carolyn Marie Souaid – Kanada 2010 15:00 min englisch Gedicht: Blood is Blood Endre Farkas & Carolyn Marie Souaid
Two poets from diametrically opposed backgrounds confront the truths and fictions of the destructive reality of Jews and Arabs trying to co-exist.
THE WATER WHEEL
Mohanad Hassan – Ägypten 2011 1:39 min arabisch / Engl. Sub. Gedicht: The Water Wheel Salah Jahin
A reflection of what is going on in our lives during these times of pressure.
Best Poetry Performance on Film
WHY I WRITE
Masahiro Sugano – Kambodscha 2011 7:33 min englisch Gedicht: Why I Write Kosal Khiev
Kosal, a poet and tattoo artist, resides in Phnom Penh after spending 14 years of his life in a U.S. prison.
A CUP OF WINE
Daniel Conrad – Kanada 2010 6:24 min englisch Gedicht: Rumeng Ling Li Bai, Li Qingzhao Gedicht: Drinking alone by Moonlight Li Bai
China’s Tang and Song dynasties, with their eroticism and Taoist love of nature.
»DIALOGUE ABOUT AUSTRIA«
Hubert Sielecki – Österreich 2012 3:15 min onomatopoetisch Gedicht: Wiener Lautgedicht Gerhard Rühm
The characteristic expressions of the Viennese are played out in a fictional dialogue. No one should have the illusion of being able to understand.