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Back to the Future 8th May Conference Videos

The Tears in the Fence one-day conference on Saturday 8th May 2021 promises a dazzling selection of readings and conversation and we greatly look forward to welcoming you.

In between our sessions, we would like to offer this video intermission. You will find below a list of poetry films that has been collated by the festival team. In between sessions and after the festival, please feel free to continue your poetic explorations by dipping into as many of these as you like.

This blog post is a collaborative space. We invite you to add comments with recommendations of any poetry films you think should be a part of this list.

Warmest wishes,

The Tears in the Fence Festival team.

Special thanks to Andrew Henon for collating this list.

Poetry Films

Short history of poetry film introduced by Chaucer Cameron https://poetryfilmlive.com/5587-2/

‘Hooked’ Chaucer Cameron https://poetryfilmlive.com/5587-2/

‘Kobe’ Chaucer Cameron & Helen Dewbery https://chaucercameron.com/poetry/

‘Solitude’ Karen Dews / Benjamin One https://vimeo.com/404267151

‘Working class riots’ Karen Dews / Benjamin One https://vimeo.com/407916970

‘I think about your hands’ Marina Kazakova https://poetryfilmlive.com/i-think-about-your-hands/

‘Neap tide’ Abegail Morley filmed by Helen Dewbery 

https://elephantsfootprint.com/film-poems/neap-tide/

‘Vellatthinu Mukalile Thavala/ Paani Par Mendhak’ Rajesh James

https://elephantsfootprint.com/wild-whispers-project/rajesh-james-india/

A selection of poetry films from Andrew Henon including ‘New levels’ ‘Admirable red’ ‘Summer solstice black Lives Matter 2020’ ‘Summer Solstice 2018’ ‘The art of memory’ ‘Swim Lanes’ ‘Dynamic flow form’ and a selection of interviews. 

https://andrewhenon.wordpress.com/poetry-films/

Wild Whispers transnational project 

https://elephantsfootprint.com/wild-whispers-project/

The Snow Q Project: Maria Jastrzebska

https://snowqproject.wordpress.com/filmpoems/

The Great Margin Poetry Films:

Hari Marini’s Poetry Films, in particular Spirals: Autoportret:

‘Playground of Learning’ by Beth Calverley with Lyra Festival

https://www.facebook.com/lyrabristol/videos/503768653969403 or https://twitter.com/LyraFest/status/1381645788300910597

Marvin Thompson’s Triptych for The Outposted Project

https://www.theoutpostedproject.com/highlights/triptych

‘Hove Lawns to Brighton Pier’ – Joanna Nissel

A Series of Poetry Films and Readings by Dialect Writers for International Women’s Day

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