Greeting from Susan Arnold. Winner Best Animation

Jury Award Best Animation: Subconscious Notes

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The festival team of the Thuringian Poetry film festival would like to invite you to attend a ZOOM meeting tomorrow at 6 p.m. (CET). Which films did you like? How do you like our festival website? What did you miss? We look forward to talking to you! Give us your feedback. If you want to participate, send us an e-mail to festival (at)


Greetings from David Gaines. Winner Best Video


Poetry Film Festival select their main winners!

The winners of the 5th Weimar Poetry Film Award are the poetryfilms fine China (Jury Award for Best video) and Subconscious Notes (Jury Award for Best Animation). Viewers can vote for the audience award online until November 12th.

The jury of the 5th Weimar Poetry Film Prize, consisting of the Dutch filmmaker Helmie Stil, the photographer Kathrin Tillmanns from Düsseldorf and the literary scholar and poet Jan Röhnert from Braunschweig selected the US entry fine China (2020) as the winner of the 1000 Euro endowed prize in the category “Best Video”. It was directed by poet David Gaines, who lives near Philadelphia (USA) @davegpoetry. And in the “Best Animation” category, the German entry “Subconscious Notes / Notizen aus dem Unterbewusstsein” (2018) by the Leipzig-based filmmaker Susann Arnold won the prize, which is also endowed with 1000 euros.

(Photo Susann Arnold: © Daša Geiger)


Online Meeting with Helmie Stil – Postponed

The online meeting About the Bauhaus Lecture by Helmie Stil (with Helmie Stil) has to be postponed due to illness. More detailed information will follow shortly.


Official Trailer online!

We are super proud to present our brand new #festivaltrailer 2020! Watch, enjoy and feel free to share!