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IF the Poet
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directed by Kim Saltarski, fl. 1987; produced by Kim Saltarski, fl. 1987, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Amazing Ain't It Entertainment (Toronto, ON: Amazing Ain't It Entertainment, 2015), 50 mins
What happens when a middle-aged man with a career, family, mortgage, and a cat crashes the competitive world of Slam Poetry?
directed by Kim Saltarski, fl. 1987; produced by Kim Saltarski, fl. 1987, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Amazing Ain't It Entertainment (Toronto, ON: Amazing Ain't It Entertainment, 2015), 50 mins
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Rita Dove: An American Poet
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; interview by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 49 mins
This film, directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, explores the life of poet Rita Dove through interviews with the poet.
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; interview by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 49 mins
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Frogments One
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960- (Heritage Film Project, 2013), 3 mins
Experimental film by Eduardo Montes-Bradley based on 8mm previously unpublished footage Julio Cortazar filmed in Africa. Soundtrack includes texts by Allen Ginsberg.
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960- (Heritage Film Project, 2013), 3 mins
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Early Days Yet: A documentary about the great poet, Allen Curnow
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directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2001), 1 hour 13 mins
Allen Curnow was one of the greatest of New Zealand writers, with a major international reputation. Winner of 7 New Zealand Book Awards and the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, he was the first person outside Britain to receive the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. This is the only documentary to explore Curnow’s remar...
directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2001), 1 hour 13 mins
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Bookmark, Love In A Cold Climate
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directed by Daisy Goodwin; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
Ten contemporary poets assist an investigation into love poetry, sales of which are regular chart-toppers. From the first thrill, through the ups and downs, marriage, adultery and, finally, loss, are the affairs of poets any different from those of us all? Are they necessarily selfish in love? Do their poems actua...
directed by Daisy Goodwin; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
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Birmingham is What I Think With
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directed by John Pickard, 1977-; produced by Tom Pickard, fl. 1990 and Angela Pollard, fl. 1990, Pallion Productions; performed by Roy Fisher, 1930-2017 (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 50 mins
An account, by British poet and jazz pianist, Roy Fisher (b.1930), of his life and work in his home city of Birmingham.
directed by John Pickard, 1977-; produced by Tom Pickard, fl. 1990 and Angela Pollard, fl. 1990, Pallion Productions; performed by Roy Fisher, 1930-2017 (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 50 mins
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Dante: Journey of Our Life
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produced by McCarthy Productions (Della Robbia Productions, 1991), 30 mins
A compelling introduction to the life and work of Dante Alighieri, this program features readings from The Divine Comedy and New Life. Written and narrated by Robert Hollander of Princeton University, it introduces Dante's style and themes.
produced by McCarthy Productions (Della Robbia Productions, 1991), 30 mins
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Gang Of Souls: A Generation of Beat Poets
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directed by Maria Beatty, fl. 1989; produced by Maria Beatty, fl. 1989 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 1989), 58 mins
Maria Beatty's documentary exploring the insights and influences of the American Beat Poets. The film conveys their consciousness and sensibility through interviews with William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Diane Di Prima, among others. Also weaves in additional commentary from contemporary musicians, poets and writ...
directed by Maria Beatty, fl. 1989; produced by Maria Beatty, fl. 1989 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 1989), 58 mins
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Basil Bunting. An introduction to the work of a poet.
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directed by Peter Bell, fl. 1982; produced by Peter Bell, fl. 1982, Northeast Films (England: Arts Council England, 1982), 38 mins
An impressionistic view of the life and work of British poet, Basil Bunting (1900-1985), incorporating his own reading of his autobiographical poem, Briggflatts.
directed by Peter Bell, fl. 1982; produced by Peter Bell, fl. 1982, Northeast Films (England: Arts Council England, 1982), 38 mins
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Ten Years in an Open-Necked Shirt
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directed by Nick May, fl. 1984; produced by Elizabeth Taylor-Mead, fl. 1974, Channel Four Television, Arts Council England and Metropolis Pictures; performed by John Cooper Clarke, 1949- (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1982), 1 hour 1 mins
A portrait of British poet, story-teller and comedian, John Cooper Clarke (b.1949).
directed by Nick May, fl. 1984; produced by Elizabeth Taylor-Mead, fl. 1974, Channel Four Television, Arts Council England and Metropolis Pictures; performed by John Cooper Clarke, 1949- (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1982), 1 hour 1 mins
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