Not all participants in the congress centre know where to go while bacteria and official announcements spread and multiply in the toilets.
directors: Paul Bogaert & Jan Peeters
poetPaul Bogaert
poem 1: ‘onzekerheden 12’ (uncertainties 12), from: 
Ons verlangen (Our Longing), published by De Bezige Bij Antwerpen, 2013.
poem 2: ‘Een twee drie emmers…’, unpublished yet.
editing: Jan Peeters
footage
Color it clean (University of Illinois - Motion Picture Service, 1966) / Bacteria: Friend and Foe (Encyclopdia Brittanica Film, Inc, 1953), Prelinger Archives.
sound: sound samples from freesound.org / music samples from Seeburg Background Music: Mood M 17A (1963) and Mood M 15B (1962).
year of production: 2014
country of production: Belgium
format: DV PAL
aspect ratio: 4:3 (1.33:1)
colour: colour
sound: stereo
runtime: 6 min 18 s
screenings/publications:
→ 
Poetry International Festival Rotterdam, 10-14 June 2014, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (PREMIERE).
→ FilmPoem Festival 2014, 14 June 2014, part of Felix Poetry Festival, Antwerp, Belgium.
→ ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival (competition), 16-19 October 2014, in Babylon Cinema, Berlin, Germany.
→ Terras, tijdschrift voor internationale literatuur en kunst, online publication of the original Dutch version 'BACTERIËN', 20 October 2014.
→ Perdu, Presentatie Terras 07: Nieuw land, 21 November 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
→ Oslo internasjonale poesifestival, 31 January 2015, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway.
→ Berlinale-Asyl, 12 February 2015, Freies Museum Berlin, Germany.
→ VKRATZE!, short film festival, 6 & 7 March 2015, in Volgograd and Volzhsky, Russia.
→ Best of ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2014, POETRY 2015, 6 May 2015, cinema Schlosstheater, Münster, Germany.
→ 16. Poesiefestival Berlin, 27 June 2015, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany.
→ dotdotdot Open Air Kurzfilmfestival, beyond words. Poetische streifzüge auf der Leinwand und durch die Stadt, 6 August 2015, Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde, Vienna, Austria.
→ 39th Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, 15 August 2015, Berlin, Germany.
→ Struga Poetry Evenings – Festival 2015, 28 August 2015, Struga, Macedonia.
→ 3rd Long Night of the Film Festivals, 29 August 2015, Berlin, Germany.
→ 6th International Poetry Festival MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ, 5 September 2015, Chernivtsi, Ukrania.
→ CYCLOP Video Poetry Festival, 21 November 2015 Kiev, Ukraine.
→ DOCtorCLIP - Roma International Poetry Film Festival, 11 December 2015, Rome, Italy.
→ Typo Magazine, TYPO 24, 25 April 2016, Online poetry magazine. Established 2003. Based in Fayetteville, Arkansas/Springfield, Illinois, USA, online publication of the English version
BACTERIA.
→ 6th International Animation Festival NIKOZI, in ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival programme (4 September), 1-6 September 2016, Nikozi, Georgia.
→ Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016, Dies ist, was wir teilen, Flandern & die Niederlande Ehrengast 2016, exhibition in guest pavillion, 19-23 October 2016, Frankfurt, Germany.
→ 5th International Video Poetry Festival, by +the Institute [for Experimental Arts] and Void Network, 10 December 2016, at Θ­
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ατρο Εμπρος, Athens, Greece.
→ West Wednesdays, projection by Kulter in the M4gastatelier in the building complex Tetterode, 8 March 2017, Amsterdam-West, the Netherlands.
→ Short Waves Festival 2017, organized by Fundacja Ad Arte, 22 March 2017, Poznan, Poland.
→ Poesía en Voz Alta.17, 29 March - 2 April 2017, Casa del Lago, Mexico City, Mexico.
→ 2018 Lyrik-Film, Der Zauber des Alltäglichen, 21-23 September 2018, The Purple Mountain Theater & Goethe Institut China, Nanjing, China.

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