Three weeks of watching over 150 poetry films, plus workshops, lectures, interviews, live streams, and an international award ceremony – all this awaits poetry film fans and online visitors of the new festival.

PROGRAM 2020

Silent Party

Silent Party at the ACC Galery is about to happen again! You decide: dancing or talking.
The party is taking place as part of the Poetryfilmtage and Lit.Collage, which are dedicated to the broad artistic field of visual-, literary- and sound-collage.

Sat. 25.05.2024, 9:00 pm
Fee: 10 euros | (7 euros rental for multi-channel headphones included!)
ACC Galerie (Burgplatz, 1)

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Festival Opening

The short film festival Poetryfilmtage is setting a special accent this year with “Lit.Collage”. The collage and poetry festival connected to the film festival is intended for anyone who enjoys experimenting with editing and montage techniques and exchanging ideas with others.

Fr. 31.05.2024
Performance
6:00 pm
Franka Sachse, Bas Böttcher, Kay Kalytta and Ben Sassen

Screening Lit.Collage 8:00 pm
at mon ami, Großer Saal

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Official Selection 2024

479 films from 51 different countries were submitted for the “9th Weimar Poetry Film Award”. The program commission nominated 12 films for the competition.

Screening & Award Ceremony:
Sat. 1.06.2024, 6:00 pm

at Lichthaus cinema

The playlist will be online from 31 May to 15 June. You’ll receive the password when your ticket is purchased.

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World Mirror of Poetry

In “World Mirror of Poetry” the audience travels in short documentaries around the globe to take a poetic look at the state of the world.

Screening
Fr. 31.05.2024, 3 pm

at mon ami cinema

Q&A

Sat. 1.06.2024, 1:30 pm
at Lichthaus cinema

The playlist will be online from 31 May to 15 June. You’ll receive the password when your ticket is purchased.

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New Talents

We are highlighting works produced within study programmes where the poetry film genre has gained ground to experiment and explore the interplay between image and text. The selection is characterized by the freshness and curiosity of new talent, freely exploring the genre and exploiting all its potential.

Screening and Q&A
Sat. 1.06.2024, 3 pm

at Lichthaus cinema

*The playlist will be online from 31 May to 15 June. You’ll receive the password when your ticket is purchased.

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German Language Poetry Films

The selection of German-language films emphasizes the importance that poetry film has achieved in the genre of short film. It also presents the wide range of experimentation between film and poetry.

Screening
Fr. 31.05.2024, 4 pm

at mon ami cinema

Q&A

Sat. 1.06.2024, 4:30 pm
at Lichthaus cinema

The playlist will be online from 31 May to 15 June. You’ll receive the password when your ticket is purchased.

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Drehmoment

The visual artist and filmmaker Aline Helmcke, based in Leipzig and Berlin, regularly uses cutting, tearing, and collage techniques for her animations and works on paper. The exhibition “Drehmoment” shows a selection of current works.

Opening hours: May 3rd to August 30,
Mon.-Sat., 10 am-6 pm

LiteraturEtage
Marktstr. 2-4, Weimar

Free Entrance!

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Stop-Motion Workshop

Unexpected constellations, bold superimpositions, exciting connections – all this is collage. But how do these new combinations of found materials come about and in which direction could they develop further? In this workshop, we worked on various collages and transferred individual still images into movement using the technique of layering.

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