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Winners announced for VI CYCLOP International Poetry Film Festival

An email newsletter on Tuesday shared the results of the just-concluded festival in Kyiv, Ukraine:

Breaking News! ⚡

Yesterday, November 26, at the closure of the VI CYCLOP Videopoetry Festival at Port Creative Hub, the winners of the CYCLOP Videopoetry Contests were announced and summed up.

Time to announce winners!

🏅  Nomination «Debut» | Ukrainian program
Oleksandra Proms’ka «When the sun has long gone …» (Rivne)

🏅  Nomination «Experiment» | Ukrainian program
Eugene Umanov «A rubber little ball» (Mykolayiv)

🏆  Audience Award | International program
Radheya Jegatheva «iRony» (Australia)

🏆  Audience Award | Ukrainian program
Eugene Vorozheykin «Lonely Man» (Kyiv)

🥉  3rd place | Ukrainian program
Arsen Podosyan «It’s worth it?» (Odesa)

🥈  2nd place | Ukrainian program
Eugene Vorozheykin «Lonely Man» (Kyiv)

🥇  1st place | Ukrainian program
Olha Fraze-Frazenko «The blindworm» (Lviv)

🥇  1st place | International program
Manuel Vilarinho «Calling All» (Portugal)

Congratulations to the winners! 🙂 👏

Visit the CYLOP Facebook page for photos from the festival.

Cinema Poetica winners

This small festival debuted in Oregon in late October. I received an email from the director back on Nov. 18 and forgot to post it:

Kudos and congratulations! Cinema Poetica 2017 screened ten short poetry films at our first international festival. The ten films:

City of My Heart, Kostas Petsas, Greece (Grand Prize Winner)
Love’s River of Errors, Dave Richardson, U.S. (Audience Favorite)
Falling, Dave Bonta, U.S. (Finalist)
Spring on the Strand, AD Cooper, U.K. (Finalist)
Old Rain Temple, Kim Stafford, U.S.(Finalist)
Letter from Avostanis, Luca Fornasiero, Italy
Body Talk, Amy Bobeda, U.S.
Night Court, Erica Goss, U.S.
Love, Judith Barrington, U.S.
I’ve Never Felt this Way Before, Courtney Ross, U.S.

All viewable at https://vimeo.com/album/4821195

Dave Bonta

Dave is the founder of Moving Poems, and posts videos for his own poems (along with lots of other stuff) at Via Negativa. Here’s a bio.

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