The Programme Commission
Yun-hua Chen works as a film scholar and curator. She has been writing for the magazines “Film International”, “Cinephilia”, and others since 2008, and in 2017 she published a monograph on film theory. She was the festival director for the 2017 dokumentART European film festival in Neubrandenburg.
Heinz Hermanns (c) Tony Rakoto
Heinz Hermanns, born in 1958, has for38 years been the director of the interfilm Berlin international short film festival and general manager of the company of the same name. He is a co-founder of the Eiszeit cinema, the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival and the underground railway short film festival “Going Underground”.
Katharina Schultens (c) gezett
Katharina Schultens, born in 1980, has been working at the Humboldt University in Berlin since 2006. She has received many awards for her literary work, including the 2019 Basle Poetry Prize. Her most recent collections of poetry are “gorgos portfolio” (2014) and “untoter schwan” (2017), both from kookbooks.
Heiko Strunk was born in 1966 and studied Literature, Philosophy and Politology in Marburg und Berlin. He is the project leader of the poetry platform lyrikline.org and a staff member of the Haus für Poesie, and has been a member of the programme commission for the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival since 2002.
Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel
Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel (c) private
Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel was born in 1968, and studied German Literature, Romance Literature and Media and Communication Studies in Mannheim. He is a research assistant at the ZKM Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe and the Deutsche Kinemathek in Berlin. He has been Artistic Director of the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival since 2006.