Call for entries for the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2020
In 2020, the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival is inviting entries for the International Competition to find the best poetry films! Eligible for entry are short films produced in or after 2018, which are based on poems and are no more than 20 minutes in duration. All languages are allowed. The competition winners will be awarded prize money.
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2019
The ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival has been around since 2002. It was the first and is the largest international platform for short films based on poetry – the poetry films. Every year, it offers poets, film and festival makers from all over the world a platform for creative exchange, brainstorming and meeting with a broad audience. With a competition, film programmes, poetry readings, retrospectives, exhibitions, performances, workshops, colloquia, lectures and a children’s program, it presents in various sections the diversity of the genre of poetry film.
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2014
For the 7th time, the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival is inviting entries for the competition to find the best poetry films. To qualify for entry, films should be short films based on poems. The total value of the prizes in the competition is € 13,000. From among the films submitted, a Programme Committee will nominate the films to be entered for the Competition and select the films for the various sections of the festival programme. The winners will be chose by an international jury.
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2012
Every two years the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival presents the best poetry films from around the world.
The 6th ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival will be taking place in the Babylon cinema, Berlin from 18-21 October 2012, offering insights into an art genre between poetry, film and new media. In five sections, it will be featuring a competition, programmes of films presenting new works, a look back at poetry film classics, a Gerhard Rühm retrospective, a programme for children, young people and teachers of poetry, as well as readings, workshops, discussions and performances. This year’s focus is on poetry films from Poland.
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2010
At Sun. 17th October 2010 the Jury of the 5th ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival has decided. The ZEBRA-Prize for the best Poetry Film goes to Robert Pohle and Martin Hentze (Germany) for the film „Der Conny ihr Pony“, based on a poem by Gabriel Vetter. The Film Poetry Prize of the Goethe Institute went to Andrew Steggall (UK) for the film „To the Marriage of true Minds“ basing on the Sonet 116 by William Shakespeare.The Ritter-Sport Prize donated by Alfred Ritter GmbH&Co KG, went to the German-Bulgarian production „An Anna Blume“ by Vessela Dantcheva, after a poem by Kurt Switters. A special mention went to „Höpöhöpö Böks“, Text and Film by Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl (Island). The awards amount to total value of 10,000 euros.
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2008
The winners have been decided. On Sunday, 12th October 2008, the Jury of the 4th ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival decided. The ZEBRA Prize for the best Poetry Film went to Juan Delcán, USA for the film ‚The Dead‘, based on the poem ‚The Dead‘ by Billy Collins. The winner of the Prize of the Goethe Institute is Raphael Chevenment, France for the film ‚Une leçon particulière‘, based on the poem ‚Vieille chanson du jeune temps‘ by Victor Hugo. The Prize of the Literaturwerkstatt Berlin went to Cristóbal León Dooner, Joaquin Cociña, Niles Atallah, Chile for the film ‚Lucía‘, based on the poem of the same name by Joaquin Cociña, and the prize for the Best Children’s Film, donated by Cine Impuls, went to Eku Wand for the film ‚Bestiarium‘. The Audience Prize awarded by radioeins listeners went to Davor Medurecan and Marko Meštrovic, Croatia for the film ‚Silencijum‘. A special mention went to The Maw Naing, Myanmar for the film “Again and again”.
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival Award 2006
The ZEBRA Prize for the best Poetry Film went to Rong (United Kingdom) for the film “Oedipus”, winner of the prize for Experimental Film Poetry , awarded by the Goethe-Institut, is Taatske Pieterson (Netherlands) for the film “One Person/Lucy”, the award for poetry, film and politics by the Federal Agency for Civic Education went to Antonello Faretta (Italy) for the Film “Just say no to family values”. The radioeins listeners awarded David Downes (New Zealand) with the Public Jury Prize, supported by Cine Impuls.