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Quarantine - a poetry film community project

Quarantine - A Poetry film experiment. During one week in times of pandemic, eight students at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar worked on their own visual adaptation of the text "Quarantine" written by Linnet Drury


"What is perhaps more important is the notion that videopoetry – rendering poetry as an object to be experienced through the medium of video – is in the process of re-defining poetry for future generations." Tom Konyves

Event calendar

International Poetry Film Festival of Thuringia 2020 - Online edition

Poetry films from US - US presidential election 2020

Wahlnacht U.S. Präsidentenwahl - Poetry Filmscreening USA

ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2020

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Upcoming Nov 2020: MIND MAP USA #blacklivesmatter Stadtkino im Künstlerhaus, Vienna

Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival

The Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival is the second largest poetry film festival and is held bi-annually. The festival photos can be seen on Flickr . The next edition of the Vienna Poetry Film Festival is planned for late autumn 2021. The new call for entries for the competitions will be published at the beginning of 2021. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

In 2019, the festival was held from November 29 to December 1 in Vienna's METRO Kinokulturhaus. 101 films were shown over three days. In total, prize money of 1800 euros was distributed. And the winners are... Main prize German Speaking Countries Alexander Gratzer APFELMUS
Hubert Sielecki-Award Rüdiger Rohde DESORIENTIERT
SPECIAL AWARD Jim Hall /Diana Taylor ZUERST (exaequo)
International Audience Award Garo Berberian TANIEL


Love poems, Existence survey, theory

Rainer Maria Rilke

To Lou Andre-Salome


Classic love poem of Austro-Hungary

Georg Trakl

Kaspar Hauser Song

Documentary of the Georg Trakl poetry film competition

On Tour Screenings

The Art Visuals & Poetry organizes poetry film screenings within the festival pause with partners all over Austria

We are mainly based in Vienna, where we already screen in the most renowned art house cinemas of the town. For example Stadtkino im Künstlerhaus is located beneath Musikverein in the heart of the old city center of Vienna. The screenings are organized in cooperation with Künstlerhaus Vienna, which is the oldest art fine association in Vienna. The Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival on Tour programme was scheduled for January 7,2020 at Stadtkino im Künstlerhaus, Vienna. The USA programme of the festival will be repeated in autumn 2020 in Vienna.


Theorist from Canada

Theory of poetry film

Tom Konyves