Program

Official Selection | Video

Ceremony of the 7th Weimar Poetry Film Award
Saturday, May 21st, 2022

6 pm
Cinema Lichthaus
7 / 5 Euro
Tickets at the box office

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Official Selection | Animation

Ceremony of the 7th Weimar Poetry Film Award
Saturday, May 21st, 2022

6 pm
Cinema Lichthaus
7 / 5 Euro
Tickets at the box office

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Contemporary Video Poetry from Greece

Friday, May 20th, 2022
6.00 pm (short films) + 8.00 pm (performances)
mon ami (Great hall)
Presale 12 / 8 Euro
https://www.monami-weimar.de/service/tickets
Box office 15 / 10 Euro
The tickets is valid for all events of the “Focus Greece”.

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German Language Poetry Films

The program presents a selection of films in German and underscores the importance that poetry film has gained in the short film genre.

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World Mirror of Poetry

In our program „World mirror of poetry“ we are travelling around the globe in leaps and contradictions to capture a glimpse of the state of the world and its poetry.

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Women in Resistance

Saturday, May 21, 2022
3 pm
Cinema mon ami
7 / 5 Euro
Tickets at the box office

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The Art of Videohaiku

Video haikus are small-format poetry films in which the form of the haiku is visually interpreted and adapted. During a workshop with the filmmaker Ana María Vallejo, the genre was explored artistically and the participants produced their own films.

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Winners of the Weimar Poetry Film Award 2016-2021

We recall some of the artistic highlights of six festival years with the previous Weimar Poetry Film Competitions’ winning films.

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Contemporary Poetry

Friday, May 20th, 2022
4.00 pm (Poetry reading)
mon ami (Great hall)
Presale 12 / 8 Euro
https://www.monami-weimar.de/service/tickets
Box office 15 / 10 Euro
The tickets is valid for all events of the “Focus Greece”.

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Coffee with the filmmakers

The Poetryfilmtage is a meeting point. Over coffee and sparkling wine we introduce our international guests and present poetryfilm projects from Central Germany.

Moderation: Franka Sachse

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Networking Meeting for the Short Film Scene in Central Germany

Saturday, May 21st, 2022
Start 1.30 pm (ends around 5 pm)
mon ami (Great hall)
Free entrance
This event will be held in German.

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Song of the Flies

Saturday, May 21st, 2022
2 pm
Cinema mon ami
7 / 5 Euro
Tickets at the box office

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News

Audience Award 2022

01.06.2022

The Audience Award goes to “Zyklus”!

The Audience Award goes to “Zyklus” by Filmmakers Eva Matz & Jonas Schmieta. Congratulations! – Thanks to the audience of the festival that visited us in our venues in Weimar and watched all films online. See you in 2023 again!

22.05.2022

7th Poetry Film Festival select their winners!

The winners of the 7th Weimar Poetry Film Award are the films Jangan Lupa by  Jeremy Flohr (Jury Award Best Video) and A Body by Milena Tipaldo (Jury Award Best Animation).

The German film Zyklus by directors Eva Matz and Jonas Schmieta als well as the animation The Poetry of Non-Self by Dor Bar Shlomo received special mentions.

Congratulations to all winners!

Viewers can still vote online for the Audience Award until 31 May.

19.05.22

Trailer 22

Here we have our trailer for you to get a glimpse of what’s waiting for you.

The International PoetryFilm Festival of Thuringia 2022 are taking place from 20 to 22 May in Weimar. Films are available online until 31st Mai.

Editing: @sandra.motion
Music by @bitghost.music & @magnitudebeats

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05.05.2022

Tickets – online & offline

The Poetryfilmtage 2022 will take place at various locations in Weimar:

It starts on Thursday, 20.5. in the big hall of the mon ami; there are programs in the cinema mon ami and the award ceremony in the cinema Lichthaus. You can also watch films on the internet in our media library.

There is no standard festival ticket. Get-together events are free and open to the public.

The mon ami offers tickets on its own website and at the tourist information in advance and at the box office.

At the mon ami cinema and the Lichthaus cinema, tickets are available at the box office.

For our Mediathek you can order your tickets on Eventbrite. With the confirmation of your payment you will receive the access code for the playlists on the individual program pages. These will be online from Friday afternoon, when the festival begins.

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