Poetry in Motion

Fri, 21.03.2014 - 21:00 - Leerer Beutel - Special Program


Poetry-Platten-TanabataIn the heart of a decaying house, a creature made of paper is sleeping cuddled up in an empty bath tub. A pouring rain surrounds her dwelling, holding her prisoner. Beyond the door, far away, somebody is clanking in the dark.

Italy 2013, color, 11 min, no dialogue
Director: Riccardo Bolo


Poetry-Platten-SeparacoA mysterious path leads a woman to meet her double.

Brazil 2013, color, 13 min, no dialogue
Director: Manuela Sobral



IW8-red_carpetA durational meditation on the mythos of the post-cinematic female: In stoically walking the line, the glamorous heroine exposes our expectations of femininity, expectations that are rooted in the mythology of representation both in art and on screen.

Canada 2013, color, 15 min, no dialogue
Realization: Lisa Birke


Poetry-Platten-SimulacreOn a country road, a woman and a child gradually sink into the heart of nature. Upon arrival, they partake in a ritual. Listening to the singing of insects and the rustling inside. The expectation and the dream begins.

France 2013, color, 14 min, no dialogue
Director: Vincent Vicario


Poetry-Platten-Into_the_woodsIt is about a meeting in the woods. A pond as a mirror. A fish in a tree.

Netherlands 2013, color, 6 min, no dialogue
Director: Marlijn Franken



Poetry-Platten-Houle_SentimentaleShe should be celebrated, indeed. But what’s important is now. Swept away by the waves, to his deepest feelings.

Belgium 2013, color, 19 min, no dialogue
Director: Tom Boccara


Faint StillThe time stands still, the moments are everlasting. The nameless characters turn into numb figures, surfacing and disappearing like mental tatters. The protagonist is trapped and strays through a confusing construction of thoughts, finally losing herself.

Germany 2013, color, 6 min, no dialogue
Director: Natalie Plaskura