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BLOOD IS BLOOD Winner at the ZEBRA International Poetry Film Festival

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Endre Farkas and Carolyn Marie Souaid were declared winners at the ZEBRA International Poetry Film Festival which took place October 18th to 21st in Berlin, Germany.

Their videopoem, Blood is Blood, won in the category “Best Film for Tolerance” a prize worth 3,000 EUR created this year and sponsored by German Federal Foreign Office. The videopoem, which speaks to the ongoing turbulence in the Middle East, beat out El Sakia (The Water Wheel) from Egypt and the Turkish entry, Limewashed House in the Dark.

The ZEBRA festival is the largest and most important poetry film festival, biennially attracting film makers, poets and artists from around the world to Berlin. Of the 870 films submitted from 63 countries this year, the program committee nominated 33 for the various competitions.

Carolyn Marie Souaid is the author of Satie’s Sad Piano, Blood is Blood, Paper Oranges, Snow Formations, October, Swimming Into The Light, and Language Matters: Interviews With 22 Quebec PoetsEndre Farkas is the author of Blood is Blood, Never, Again, and Language Matters: Interviews With 22 Quebec Poets

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