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Theory poetry film - Part I

The Canadian Tom Konyves is well known for his theory work "Videopoetry: A Manifesto". But he has published much more on visual poetry and poetry film. We would like to present a selection of his theoretical works on our website. It´s a statement to his outstanding approach to film poetry and poetry film. First we are going to introduce to his fundamental work on Issuu written in 2011: It´s called Videopoetry: A Manifesto.




Head Cinema Kafka -  Side programme of  the Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival 2015

Saturday, 5th of December 17:30  "KAFKA GOES INTO CINEMA"
The Filmarchiv Austria shows newly restored historical films that Franz Kafka has seen. The silent film screening will be accompanied live on piano by Gerhard Gruber.

Saturday, 5th of December 19:00 - The Poetry Film at the edge of architecture - Susanne Wiegner (D)

Nick Jordan/Jacob Cartwright - Headlands Lookout

Headleands Lookout

Documentary Poetry Film by Nick Jordan (GB) and Jacob Cartwright (USA), Poetry Gary Snider
Duration 23:42 min. 2013

In its short version called "OFF THE TRAIL" ★★★ WINNER of the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2016 ★★★


Resumé Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival Vienna 2017




The Viennese Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival became 2017 the second-largest Poetry Film Festival word-wide. 36 film artists joined the festival. There were two short fim competitions and 4 competitions film blocks. But there was also a large international side program.

Competition II - Main Award German Speaking Countries

Experimentals  and animations

The  second competition screening is dedicated to experimentals and animations. We will show 14 shorter films in this program. It´s perfect for the one, who like intense, very short and very suprising films. We have set up a program mix between animation and experimental film with entertaining qualities. You may realize, that the Austrians are very strong in the experimental film tradition. Yes, that´s true, they are.


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