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Heart of a Poet, Season 1 (12)


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Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 24 mins ea
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2005
Available in French: No

Heart of a Poet is a documentary "series in 23 verses", with each episode profiling the life, inspiration and performances of a working Canadian poet.

Each episode throws a spotlight on an individual poet, from established award-winners including George Elliott Clarke, Christian Bök, Lillian Allen and bill bissett to rising literary stars.

Heart of a Poet introduces the featured artists and their writing through interviews, spontaneous recitations in and around their communities, readings at the renowned Art Bar Poetry Series in Toronto, and the many experiences both large and small that fill their days and help shape their poems. It's a hip series that takes viewers inside the poetry community, in all its various forms, alternate incarnations and unfettered diversity.

“Heart of a Poet is that rare thing, a new and funky literary series.” - John Doyle, Toronto Globe and Mail

Links: http://www.heartofapoet.ca

Series Titles Clip Producer
Christian Bök (1/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Andrea Thompson (2/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Jill Hartman (3/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Rudyard Fearon (4/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Marty Gervais (5/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm (6/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Jill Battson (7/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Karen Solie (8/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
bill bissett (9/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Sandra Alland (10/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Sherwin Tjia (11/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree
Seth-Adrian Harris (12/23) Makin' Movies /Symmetree

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