New Hebrew poetry in Germany
Book presentation, Reading and talk
Letters to Letters
Alan Bern & Sasha Lurje
Concert with Yiddish songs
“The Young Kadyas”
Film screening & discussion
Letters to letters
A poetic visual journey from the Hebrew of the Bible to the Hebrew of today.Take a look
German Language Poetry Films
The program presents an additional selection of films in German and underscores the importance that poetry film has gained in the short film genre.Take a look
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.Take a look
“Song of the Flies”
a German-Colombian poetry film project
An animation project produced in Weimar and supported by our festival. We will talk with the filmmakers about the process and production of the film, which was inspired by the book of poems with the same name by the Colombian poet Maria Mercedes Carranza.
The talk will be moderated by Rike Bolte.
South Andean Poetics and Resistance
In the decision to remain silent lies radical disobedience, and it is from this radical disobedience that these films have emerged.Take a look
01.10.2021The Audience Award goes to “The posh mums are boxing in the square”!
The Audience Award goes to “The posh mums are boxing in the square” by dutch Filmmaker Helmie Stil. The film is based on the poem by Wayne Holloway-Smith and it is about a mother reimagined into life and given boxing gloves to fight off cancer. Congratulations Helmie! – Thanks to the audience of the festival that visited us in our venues in Weimar and watched all films online. See you in 2022 again!
26.09.2021Poetry Film Festival select their winners!
The winners of the 6th Weimar Poetry Film Award are the films “In the Bags of Strangers” (Jury Award Best Real Film) and “Verse from the Winter Campaign of 1980” (Jury Award Best Animation).
The Portuguese film “Ursula” (2020) by director Eduardo Brito received an special mention.
Viewers can still vote online for the Audience Award until 30 September.
26.09.2021And the winner is
Join us at the online Meeting of today on the platform ZOOM!
And remember, you can watch all the films online until September 30th, when we are going to announce the Audience Award of our Official Selection!
20.09.2021The Catalogue is out now!
The International PoetryFilm Festival of Thuringia 2021 catalogue is now available for free download.
In addition to information about the festival itself, you will find information about the Poetry Film Award, the special programs and all the films.
It’s worth a look!
You can find the catalogue in the program overview or click here.