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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Experimental film by Eduardo Montes-Bradley based on 8mm previously unpublished footage Julio Cortazar filmed in Africa.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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Shakespeare and Us, Part 1, This England
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Charlotte Sacher, fl. 2008, Oxford Film and Television, in Shakespeare and Us, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour
Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare to shed a new and fascinating light on some of the greatest plays ever written. In film one, Schama discovers how in his history plays Shakespeare created a rich vision of the nation which still influences and inspires today, presenting not only pre...
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Charlotte Sacher, fl. 2008, Oxford Film and Television, in Shakespeare and Us, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour
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Shakespeare and Us, Part 2, Hollow Crowns
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Charlotte Sacher, fl. 2008, Oxford Film and Television, in Shakespeare and Us, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare to shed a new and fascinating light on some of the greatest plays ever written. Film two explores Shakespeare’s attitude to kings, and how his great tragedies, Hamlet, Macbeth and King Lear, reveal not only what lies behind the mask of royalty, bu...
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Charlotte Sacher, fl. 2008, Oxford Film and Television, in Shakespeare and Us, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
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The Beat Hotel
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directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984; produced by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984, Documentary Arts (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 22 mins
1957, Paris. A cheap no-name hotel becomes a haven for a new breed of artists struggling to free themselves from the conformity and censorship of America. Called the Beat Hotel, it soon became an epicenter of the Beat Generation. This revelatory new documentary delves deep into this amazing place and time. Fleein...
directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984; produced by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984, Documentary Arts (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 22 mins
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Poet's View, C.K. Williams
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directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Academy of American Poets, in Poet's View (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 21 mins
Since the release of the popular The Poet's View, featuring five major American poets, a sixth poet has been added He is C.K. Williams. Born in 1936, in Newark N.J., he is the author of numerous books on poetry, and has received the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Awar...
directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Academy of American Poets, in Poet's View (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 21 mins
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Poet's View, Intimate Profiles of Five Major Poets
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directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Academy of American Poets, in Poet's View (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 35 mins
The Poet’s View is a unique film series presenting intimate portraits of five major American poets. Filmed on location in Hawaii, Paris, New York, and California, The Poet's View takes the viewer inside the homes and lives of our era's foremost poetic talents, as they reminisce about their formative years, revea...
directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Academy of American Poets, in Poet's View (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 35 mins
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; presented by Simon Robert Armitage, 1963-; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
Simon Armitage goes on the trail of one of the jewels in the crown of British poetry - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, written about 600 years ago by an unknown author. The poem is an action-packed adventure, a ghost story, a steamy romance, a morality tale and the world's first eco-poem. Armitage follows in Gawa...
directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; presented by Simon Robert Armitage, 1963-; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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Poet of Poverty
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directed by Sean Dougherty, Tana Ross and Freke Vujist (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 mins
This is a film about one man’s words. These are the words of an Irish priest who came to Camden, New Jersey, forty years ago and never left. They are the extraordinary words of a natural-born poet, Father Michael Doyle, the Poet of Poverty. Father Doyle’s words bear witness to a horrendous crime: the total neg...
directed by Sean Dougherty, Tana Ross and Freke Vujist (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 mins
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