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Family History Project

Philip Hartigan & childhood memories in Family History project

I recently posted about Philip Hartigan in the anniversary of the first Liberated Words screening 10 years ago this month.  I have now added him to our family history collection, with notes on his process. Here is a link to his moving memoir of his childhood with extraordinarily detailed animation.          

Important New Family History Poetry Film – Here I Stand – by Csilla Toldy

I am so very proud to present an important and heart-rending new addition to the family history project by Budapest-born, Csilla Toldy. The poetry film – Here I Stand – was a commission from the Executive Office of Northern Ireland, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camps. Quite how anyone […]

new process notes for Dad by Numbers from poet Carolyn Masel

Back after the summer break – a new addition to the Family History Poetry Film Project from Australian poet Carolyn Masel. So good to have more information on this film. A revealing account of her poem and process notes, written many years after the events described – a feature of many family history poems.

RECONNECTIONS at LYRA Poetry Festival, Bristol, 17 April 2021

Lucy English and I curated poetry films for LYRA under the theme of Reconnections, in relation to how we had been affected by Lockdown and the themes that had arisen. Lucy’s themes were related to Bristol and South West poets and filmmakers concerning loss, anxiety, belonging, and how we have survived through these times. I […]

LYRA POETRY FESTIVAL 2021: Two Poetry Film Events – Reconnections screening online and The Poetics of Poetry Film interview

Lyra Festival (14-25 April, Bristol) is back again this year in an online version with a wonderfully rich programme of events (tickets available from the website). LYRA is committed to showcasing diverse forms of poetry, and the poetry film screening has been an integral part of Lyra since it first started in 2019. This year […]

Paper River, Knotted River at MIX 2019

Looking forward to presenting a reading and poetry film Paper River, Knotted River at MIX 2019 next Tuesday and hearing the great poetry film panel speakers – especially keynote Thomas Zandegiacomo del Bel. It will also be screened in the selected British films throughout the event. Tree – Discovering Identity Through the Geopoetics of Ancestral […]