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Pamela Falkenberg and Jack Cochran – a ‘blackbird’ masterclass in making poetry films

As many people in the poetry film world will know, Americans Pamela Falkenberg and Jack Cochran (Outlier Moving Pictures) are the masters of the activist ecopoetry film. Recently, I have been lucky enough to get to know them better, and I am excited to say they will be writing articles for Liberated Words, as and […]

Journeys into the Archive, from Liberated Words Festival 2014

Innisfree, Don Carey, (2013, Ireland) Based upon the famous poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ by William Butler Yeats. A man in a chaotic and depressing urban environment seeks to escape his surroundings. Director / scriptwriter / editor: Don Carey cast: Will O Connell produced by the students of the animation department at the Irish […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rebecca Hilton – The New Generation of Poetry Filmmakers, June 2019

The New Generation of Poetry Filmmakers, June 2019, by Sarah Tremlett Rebecca Hilton – Suspended Up Up Up Until You Breathe Poet, fine artist and filmmaker Rebecca Hilton has recently graduated from Central Saint Martins, London, and for me, is already a leading light in the new generation of videopoets and poetry filmmakers. Her poetry […]

Dave Richardson – Unchartered Terrain: The Personal Within

Since beginning as a poetry film festival curator in 2012, and having the dubious task of dividing films neatly into themes, there has been a recurring thought gathering in my mind. What about the poetry films and video poems that are so deeply personal, so profound, that they seem to transcend all categorisation? The videopoem, […]