ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2014 - the Programme
Fr 17.10. 17:30 Saal 3 / Rpt Sun 19.10. 20:00 Saal 3
We are not alone! A lot happens around us, without us even sensing it. A second national language, the dreams of others or the touching life and death of an ant. Sounds confusing? It sure is!
Presque / Almost
Melissa Gilson – France 2014 3:08 min french
Poem: Presque Jacques Prévert
Dreams almost become reality.
Je ne pietinerai pas la corolle des merveilles du monde / I do not Crush the World’s Corolla of Wonders
Jérémy Bulté – France 2014 4:00 min romanian, frensh
Poem: Eu nu strivesc corola de minuni a lumii Lucian Blaga
The world’s beauty and its greatest wonders.
The Last Thought of a Dying Ant
Brad Bischoff – USA 2014 7:47 min english
Poem: The Last Thought of a Dying Ant Brad Bischoff
A view into the life of an ant and that of a human.
Kuolema on IN! / Death is IN!
Mikaela Välipakka – Finland 2014 6:27 min english
Poem: Death is IN! (Take away, 2014) Tuija Välipakka
On the absurdity and randomness of death.
L’ École des beaux arts / The School of Fine Arts
Anne Huynh – France 2014 3:08 min french
Poem: L’École des beaux arts Jacques Prévert
In a little paper ball, there is a world full of colours and imagination
Andy Bonjour – USA 2012 0:51 min english
Poem: Embroidered Andy Bonjour
A wife with her sewing and a husband with his poetry: a partnership between artistic passion and everyday family life.
Xenia Fink – Germany 2014 2:55 min english
Poem: Palpar Octavio Paz
Gestures, sequenced in the style of Cinéma Pur, convey the expressions of touch and desire evoked in Paz’s poem.
Yu-Fei Kao – USA 2014 2:15 min english
Poem: Revenge Joseph Silver
Two lovers employ animals to get even with each other. A lyrical illustration of the looping, compounding cycle of resentment and abuse in relationships.
Quartier libre / Time Off
Marine Blin – France 2014 3:08 min french
Poem: Quartier libre Jacques Prévert
Everyone should have a bird.
Commune présence / Common presence
Maxime Coton – Belgium 2013 7:00 min english
Poem: Common Presence René Char
A dialogue between the past and the present. A plea for communication and rebellion.
Was Being moved?
Ye Mimi – Taiwan 2012 11:00 min chinese
Poem: There Is A Nihilistic Wall In My Gun Ye Mimi
A reflection on the state of moving and being moved.
Helene Moltke-Leth – Denmark 2014 4:24 min danish
Poem: Beyond Words Else Beyer Knuth-Winterfeldt
A poetic comment on the chaos of everyday life.
Charles Olsen – Spain 2014 2:30 min english
Poem: In Silence Charles Olsen
A meditation on the ebb and flow of silence.
Pod Niebem / Under One Sky
Christopher Stöckle – Germany 2012 11:11 min polish
Poem: Pod Niebem Adam Zagajewski
A poetic approach to the emotions and obstacles confronted by Eastern European agricultural workers in Germany.
The Long Night
Emma Eisner – USA 2014 1:52 min english
Poem: The Long Night Jane Penaz Eisner
A surreal look into the intervals and spaces of a long night.
Instructions to Hearing Persons Desiring a Deaf Man
Brooke Griffin – USA 2014 4:00 min sign language
Poem: Instructions to Hearing Persons Desiring a Deaf Man Raymond Luczak
An exploration of the relationship between sign language and animation. Reconsidering the role of disability in film.
Endre Farkas – Canada 2013 8:00 min english, frensh
Poem: Language Cops Endre Farkas
A satirical look at the bizarre, surreal bureaucracy that is Quebec’s Office de la langue française.