Coole Park Poetry Films at the Film And Video Poetry Symposium 2021
Two films from our Coole Park Poetry Series have been accepted into the 2021 Film and Video Poetry Symposium, Los Angeles.
We’re delighted to announce that two of our Coole Park Poetry Series poetry films have been accepted into the 2021 Film And Video Poetry Symposium in Los Angeles.
The accepted films are Doireann Ni Ghríofa reading her poem 'Brightening' (Coole Park Poetry Series 2020) and Clare Dunne reading Paula Meehan’s 'This is not a confessional poem' (Coole Park Poetry Series 2021).
These films were produced in partnership with the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation who have seven films in total accepted to the symposium.
The symposium will take place in Los Angeles and online this December.
Congratulations to everyone involved in the making of these poetry films:
- Films by Matthew Thompson
- 2021 series curated by Colm Tóibín
- Artistic Director: Garry Hynes
- Music by Gerry Horan
- Performed by Clare Dunne and Doireann Ni Ghríofa
- Poems by Doireann Ni Ghríofa and Paula Meehan
- Produced by Druid and the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation
- With thanks to our friends at the National Parks and Wildlife Service and Coole Park Nature Reserve