Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Poets & Writers Film Festival

Celebrate poetry & literature this month with a trip to the local Guild Cinema, which is hosting a literary film festival!  Details of the showings are listed below, but for more information, check out the Guild's website. The Poets & Writers Film Festival is co-sponsored by the Friends for the Public Library.

Slam Planet: The War of the Words
Apr 13
Friday 7pm Only!
Dir. Mike Henry and Kyle Fuller - 2007 - 97m - All Seats $7 - to be introduced by two time ABQ Slam Champion Danny Solis!
Not rated

An Angel At My Table
Apr 14 to Apr 15
Saturday 3:30 / Sunday 7:00
Dir. Jane Campion - 1990 - 158m - New Zealand - All Seats $7 
To be introduced by local poet and writer Lisa Gill!
Rated R

Barton Fink
Apr 14 to Apr 15
Saturday 7:00/ Sunday 3:30
Dir. Ethan and Joel Coen - 1991 - 116m - All Seats $7
One of the screenings to be introduced by local writer Gene Grant!
Rated R

the1ofHearts: Ecstatic writers-Poet-Saints
Apr 14
Saturday 1:30pm Only!
Dir. Jan Bartelstone - 2012 - 60m - All Seats $7
To be introduced by local NEA award-winning poet Yasmeen Najmi!

Other local literary events in April include the book release party for the Harwood Art Center's 3rd poetry anthology, How To, on Saturday, April 21st at the center, &  Judge for Yourself, a poetry reading at 516 Arts on Saturday, April 28th.  Do you know any other literary happenings in April?

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