ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2014 - the Programme
Focus on Norway:
Poetry Films from Norway
Sat 18.10. 21:30 Saal 2
Together with the Oslo Poesifilm festival, the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival presents the best poetry films from the land of fjords and fjelds. Reflections on sound waves, stones and Samis sequester us for a night on the Scandinavian Peninsula.
Kindly supported by the Norwegian Film Institute.
Love is the Law
Eivind Tolås – Norway 2003 7:00 min english
Poem: Love is the Law Ole Mads Vevle
The message of love from the Christian tradition is perverted through a modern television news setting.
Sa mor Mother said
Lise Fearnley, Kajsa Næss – Noeway 1999 2:12 min norwegian
Poem: A Year Younger Hal Sirowitz
Who do you want to please, your mother or an anthill?
Snill / Good Girl
Astrid Aakra – Norway 2006 10:00 min norwegian
Poem: Snill Gro Dahle
Lussi is a well-behaved little girl. Finally it becomes too much of a good thing, and Lussi refuses to behave.
Erkjenning / Recognition
Vidar Dahl, Joran Waerdahl – Norway 2011 3:00 min norwegian
Poem: Erkjenning Vidar Dahl
A totally ordinary Wednesday. A life in stasis. Forgotten memories and a momentous experience.
Byttedagen / Changing Hands
Vidar Dahl, Joran Waerdahl – Norway 2013 4:15 min english
Poem: De store byttedagen Vidar Dahl
The bittersweet experience of fathers who only see their children on the weekend.
Ottar Ormstad – Norway 2009 7:40 min norwegian
Poem: LYMS Ottar Ormstad
An untraditional multi-language project. The viewer has to experience the poems from his own language background, and gets a different, personal experience.
Ottar Ormstad – Norway 2011 7:00 min onomatopoetisch
Poem: own visual poetry Ottar Ormstad
A story about life and death, basically from the standpoint of cars, rotten in a field in Sweden.
Dette er Trondheim / This is Trondheim
Andreas Schille – Norway 2013 6:00 min norwegian
Poem: Dette er Trondheim Mathias Samuelsen
Archival footage from Trondheim and the texts of author Mathias R. Samuelsen illustrate a personal relationship with the city, built through memory.
Odveig Klyve, Kari Klyve-Gulbrandsen – Norway 2014 6:14 min arabic
Poem: A Feather Safaa Alwan; Embrace Mansur Rajih; Loneliness Manal Al-Sheikh
A reflection on the space between belonging and alienation. What does it mean to live in the tension between political powers, between cultures, between places?
En Stein / A Rock
Aleksander Johan Andreassen – Norway 2013 2:29 min norwegian Poem: En Stein Aleksander Johan Andreassen
The inspirational impact of a rock.
Sveve Sveve / Soar, soar
Kristian Pedersen – Norway 2011 2:46 min norwegian
Poem: 16.07.41 (novel) Dag Solstad
The poet is a passenger on a plane circling over Berlin before landing. In the landscape of clouds, he sees his own father.
Bølgeslag / Waves
Kristian Pedersen – Norway 2013 2:07 min norwegian
Poems: Where the Settlement Ends; It Requires Tor Ulven Gedicht: When Disappearance Shines Brightly Enough Tor Ulven
We will all disappear. Recordings of our voices will become artifacts, fossil-waves from a spinning record …
Bakern / The Baker
Kine Aune – Norway 2011 4:20 min norwegian
Poem: Det bor en gammel baker Inger Hagerup
What happens to a baker when nobody wants to buy his cakes and Danish pastry?
Den Magiske Tiden / The Magic Times
Kine Aune – Norway 2013 10:00 min norwegian
Poem: inspiriert von einer samischen Legende
The story of a reindeer-calf and his journey to becoming a grown, white buck.