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FOTOGENIA, Mexico City, is back!


For a full week this year, Fotogenia festival (who I partner with at Liberated Words) and directed by leading curator Dr Chris Patch, is running from November 23rd to December 1st. At https://www.fotogeniafilmfestival.org/en it is now in its fourth edition and is packed with a broad and eclectic selection of international…

MALDITO 2–6 November, Albacete, Spain


So pleased to announce that Maldito festival in Albacete, Spain is here again, and looks to have a really versatile and compelling curation programme. I am very proud to say that it includes my interview (translated into Spanish and English) on The Poetics of Poetry Film and videopoetry with Javier…

Sarah Tremlett interviewed by Dr Tereza Stehlíková – from Marinetti to Danny Boyle – Tangible Territory 4 & The Poetics of Poetry Film


Issue 4 of leading avant-garde art journal Tangible Territory came out recently https://tangibleterritory.art/journal/issue-4-content/poetics-of-poetry-film/ and I am humbled to say I am included amongst a rich collection of writers with their fingers on the cultural pulse (for example, digital media theorist Lev Manovich, also quoted in TPOPF). In terms of subject matter,…

Poems by Poetry Filmmakers in San Francisco – Marc Zegans and Sarah Tremlett


Marc Zegans and I will be sharing poems and poetry films on Thursday November 10th at Adobe Books in San Francisco. Thank you so much Prasant! Marc has an exciting and topical new collection out, Lyon Street (on San Francisco itself), which is a wonderful and really evocative read, with…

Utility Pole – Behind the Scenes of a Masterful, Binaural Ecopoetry Film


  [embed]http://vimeo.com/581948900[/embed] I am very pleased to share details on this important ecopoetry film.  Utility Pole is a poetry film collaboration between two leading Canadian poetry filmmakers: Vancouver's current Poet Laureate Fiona Tinwei Lam and award-winning poetry filmmaker Mary McDonald. I have known Mary as a good friend for some time, and…

Great review of The Poetics of Poetry Film by Professor Suzie Hanna


Lovely review of The Poetics of Poetry Film by leading animator Professor Suzie Hanna in the Lisbon-based International Journal of Film and Media Arts – Vol. 7 No. 1 (2022): GEECT Transversal Entanglement – Artistic Research in Film. Thank you Suzie and editor Anna Coutinho. A valued endorsement. https://revistas.ulusofona.pt/index.php/ijfma  

Bideodromo


This week is Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival in Bilbao http://www.bideodromo.com/. They accepted my film Villanelle for Elizabeth not Ophelia so it is interesting to note they also take poetry films. Looks an exciting, comprehensive and very varied lineup!  

Updates on Interviews and Quotes on The Poetics of Poetry Film


The Poetics of Poetry Film ​  Intellect Books, UK, June, 2021 ‘A ground-breaking, encyclopedic work and industry Bible, comprising nearly 400 pages, with multiple contributors … it explores the history and different types of poetry film, a must for students, researchers, poets, filmmakers, across the fields of media, filmmaking, literary and cultural studies,…

Poems by Poetry Filmmakers, The People's Co-Op Bookstore, Vancouver, 6th November


As a secondary event to Tom Konyves' exhibition Poets with a Video Camera: 1980–2020, the symposium speakers will be reading their poems for poetry films at The People's Co-Op Bookstore, 6th November 7–8.30. We warmly invite anyone and everyone in the city to come along and join us. Looking forward…