“Dictionary Illustrations” by Marie Craven wins 4th Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film Competition

The 2016 Ó Bhéal judges, poet Kathy D’Arcy and filmmaker Rossa Mullin, have chosen a winner: Dictionary Illustrations, an adaptation of a poem by Sarah J. Sloat from the multi-talented Australian artist and musician Marie Craven. Continue Reading

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

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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Poetry film festivals and screenings in October

October is definitely the biggest month on the calendar for fans of videopoetry/filmpoetry, cinepoetry and animated poetry, with at least six seven major events on both sides of the Atlantic. Here’s a brief rundown: Canada Vancouver, Oct. 12: Visible Verse… Continue Reading