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Guests

SP 19 Highlights of Zebra Poetry Film Festival Münster|Berlin


Serving as a link between verse and the moving image, as a cinematic form traversing narrative poetry and formal experiment—the poetry film could hardly be more varied. This year’s ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival of Münster|Berlin is full of gentle and loud, humorous and moving, provocative and political films from all over the globe—all vying for the favor of the jury and general public. As a guest of interfilm, ZEBRA presents a selection of its best films.

Screening

16.11.16, 22:00h, Hackesche Höfe 2
20.11.16, 21:00h, Grüner Salon

In Damascus

In Damascus

Abu Quba, Waref

Germany, Syria, 2014

04:00 min

Category: Experimental

Damascus, an 11,000-year-old city, the most ancient and precious of cities, set to the poetry of Mahmoud Darwish.

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Aftermath

Aftermath

Atkinson, Layla

GB-ENG, 2016

02:30 min

Category: Animation, Live Action

Set to the verses of Siegfried Sassoon’s poem “Aftermath,” this animation cautions against forgetting the horrors of war.

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A Life Aside

A Life Aside

Robinson, Caitlin

Taiwan, 2016

05:00 min

Category: Live Action

In a world governed by technology and social conflict, a woman looks beneath the surface.

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All the World’s a Stage

All the World’s a Stage

Germany, 2016

01:43 min

Category: Animation

A breath, a flicker, a shiver—without teeth or eyes, without taste, without everything.

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The Minute

The Minute

Suárez de Llano, Adrián

Colombia, 2016

01:09 min

Category: Live Action, Experimental, Non-Narrative

A Charles Bukowski poem interpreted in the style of an advertisement.

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Trutz, Blanke Hans!

Trutz, Blanke Hans!

Ries, Matthias

Germany, 2015

05:00 min

Category: Animation

The legend of the sinking North Sea city of Rungholt is captured in a dream full of words, images and music.

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Timeless

Timeless

Pluvier, Sacha

Germany, 2016

02:58 min

Category: Documentary, Live Action, Experimental

We are swept along by the river of time until we are stopped by an obstacle.

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Rzeki

Rzeki

Rivers

Kopiec, Daria

Poland, 2014

02:29 min

Category: Animation

The title rivers are compared to carnality of the main character. I look for traces of them on his body starting from umbilical cord, continuing with fingertip lines and ending on wrinkles covering his face. The inseparable attribute of the main character

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Beer

Beer

Gavatorta, Daniele

Italy, 2016

02:15 min

Category: Animation

A tale of everyday insanity, revealing the lonelinness and decadence that may lie hidden in a brilliant mind.

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What about the law

What about the law

Badenhorst, Charles

South Africa, 2014

03:14 min

Category: Animation

Under apartheid, romantic relationships between black and white were forbidden in South Africa. A conversation.

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Bismarckallee

Bismarckallee

Dunne, Björn

Germany, 2013

02:42 min

Category: Live Action

Two worlds completely isolated from each other are brought face-to-face.

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100% Hastroenie

100% Hastroenie

100% Mood

Yagodin, Dmitry

Bulgaria, 2015

04:05 min

Category: Animation

He goes through life without desires, dreams or hopes. He is one of the countless cells in the body of the urban monster.

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BOMB BOMB Discontent

BOMB BOMB Discontent

Severin, Arban

GB-SCT, 2016

03:22 min

Category: Animation, Experimental

An animated triptych of Mark Dery’s cut-up poems from 1979-82.

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I am a machine

I am a machine

Junet, Pierre Luc

Canada, 2016

06:00 min

Category: Documentary, Experimental

A Jewish textile worker in Montreal discovers the history of her culture group and the struggles of the Jewish working class.

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Known Unto God

Known Unto God

Hanna, Suzie

GB-ENG, 2016

03:11 min

Category: Animation

A century after WWI, Manhire employs 14 epitaphs to recount the deaths of young New Zealand soldiers at the Battle of the Somme.

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I could eat a horse

I could eat a horse

Hovel, Jake

GB-ENG, 2015

04:30 min

Category: Animation

An incompetent student desperately seraches for sustenance. Inspired by experiences in a student dorm

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selbstverbesserung

selbstverbesserung

Piringer, Jörg

Austria, 2015

05:39 min

Category: Animation, Experimental

Self-improvement. Me-improvement. Good, better, best.

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So what if I could not take it anymore

So what if I could not take it anymore

Weinstein, Zachary

United States, 2016

06:00 min

Category: Animation

Four different film styles create four different stories of an attempted suicide.

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Chamada Geral

Chamada Geral

Calling All

Vilarinho, Manuel

Portugal, 2015

03:21 min

Category: Live Action

Calling everyone! A man is running around free.

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A Petty Morning Crime

A Petty Morning Crime

Asparuh Petrov

Bulgaria, 2015

04:01 min

Category: Animation

At the heart of the action is an unscrupulous, second-degree murderer with no sense of guilt.

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