The Art Of Drowning
Diego Maclean Canada 2009 2:06 min english poem: The Art Of Drowning Billy Collins
The film ponders the possibilities of what awaits us at the end of the line.
Arnaud Demuynck / Christophe Gautry France / Belgium 2010 12 min franzOmeU poem: Le Concile Lunatique Jules Laforgue
A man opens the window of his attic room and discovers a lunar landscape which submerges him and threatens to imprison him in an eternal sheet of ice.
Alexandre Braga Portugal / Brazil 2010 5:20 min portOemU poem: Desaparecido Nereu Afonso
A lonely man, the words of a lonely man. How can one express the fact that the silence around him seems to have more meaning? What is more lucid, what more absurd? To speak or to be silent?
Cris Jones Australia 2008 7 min english poem: The Funk Cris Jones
Jack woke up in a Funk one day. No one really knows how it started.
The House On Nowhere Street
Sam Derby-Cooper UK 2009 2:28 min english poem: The House on Nowhere Street John Cooper Clark
The accompanying narrative tells of a man during his last dying breaths, regressing into his memories as the narrator describes them.
How To Remain
Heather Haley / Tina Schliessler Canada 2010 2:32 min english poem: How To Remain Heather Susan Haley
The need to be in control is what lies at the heart of anorexia and bulimia. Ubiquitous images of the ideal woman create pressure and anxiety for us all.
I'm Sorry, Sterling
Jared Mitchell Canada 2009 8:38 min english poem: I'm Sorry, Sterling RM Vaughan
A meditation on the unattainable and the realisation that you're getting old.
Life in a Minute
Pedro Collantes de Terán Norway 2010 2 min english poem: Life in a Minute Pedro Collantes
An old man reflects on love and the brevity of life.
Orolo Che South Korea 2010 6 min english poem: Love Poem Richard Brautigan
A poet (a poem) is walking. When s/he meets a chair, s/he is pleased, gives it a hug, and stays beside it. S/he reveals her/himself to the chair, but the chair hardly changes itself, if at all.
Jack Newell USA 2010 4:50 min english poem: Love Poem Mary Fons
A message of compassion, empathy, and our absolute humanity is crystal clear.
Shabnam Piryaei USA 2010 5:02 min english poem: Miriam's Song Shabnam Piryaei
How resilient are children in circumstances of trauma and loneliness? Imagination as a tool for endurance and escape.
In the Country of Crooks
Manuel Vilarinh Portugal 2010 3:45 min portUmeO poem: No país dos Sacanas Jorge de Sena
To be a crook and a half in the country of crooks? No, since everyone is, at least, a double crook.
To a beautiful lady
Elena Chiesa Italy 2008 3:32 min english poem: To a beautiful lady Felix Dennis
The problems that today's women have with growing old.
Gustamante Jayro Guatemala 2009 12 min spOmeU poem: Soy ese lugar… Lindy Giacomán
Love doesn't have a shape. Love doesn't have a reason. Love can destroy everything. She is not able to accept the breakup, and understands even less that he doesn't feel drawn to her.
The Iambic Painting of Lovers
Tiziana Panizza Chile 2010 2:32 min spOmeU poem: El yámbico jadear de los amantes Germán Carrasco
The tongue as a sexual and linguistic organ. While the sun rises over the commonplace words, we hear the groans of lovers in porn films.