4th Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film Competition releases shortlist, screening date

Earlier this week, the folks at Ó Bhéal, in partnership with the IndieCork Festival of Independent Film & Music, posted the shortlist for their 4th Poetry-Film Competition, and announced that the screening will take place on October 16. Twenty-eight films were chosen, representing 15 countries. Continue Reading

Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival Releases the 2016 Shortlists

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The Longlist for the 2016 Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival is now up! In addition, finalists for the Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival are now up and public — these are the front-runners in this year’s poetry movie competition, the best of the best films submitted, and the finalists whose work will be screened at the 2016 Awards Ceremony and Viewing Party. Continue Reading

Call for submissions: 4th Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition

This is Ó Bhéal’s seventh year of screening International poetry-films (or video-poems) and the fourth year featuring an International competition. Up to thirty films will be shortlisted and screened during the festival, during early October 2016. One winner will receive the Indie Cork / Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film prize.
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Call for entries: Weimar Poetry Film Prize

Through the new Film Prize, backup_festival and Literarische Gesellschaft Thüringen e.V. (LGT) are looking for innovative poetry films. Filmmakers from any nation and of any age are welcome to participate with up to three short films of up to 8:00 mins, which should explore the relation between film and written poetry in an innovative, straightforward way. Continue Reading

Big Bridges: The smoke, the cars and clouds, the quiet, the river

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The Big Bridges exhibition takes on an ambitious and difficult conversation that should be in the forefront of our local and national concerns. I decided the project should begin with my journey to the bridges and then match a winning poem with what I observed and documented. Continue Reading

Submissions are open for 3rd Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition 2015

This is Ó Bhéal’s sixth year of screening poetry-films (or video-poems) and the third year featuring an International competition. Up to thirty films will be shortlisted and screened during the festival, from 4th-11th October 2015. One winner will receive the Indie Cork / Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film prize. Continue Reading