Here is the Motionpoems
treatment for Jessica Goodfellow’s “Crows, Reckoning”. It was realised by Chase Masterson and premiered at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on may 21st.
Crows Reckoning from Motionpoems on Vimeo.
From the Motionpoems website:
What is a motionpoem?
It’s poetry for the movie-lover in you!
A motionpoem is a short film adaptation of a contemporary poem.
Co-founded by poet Todd Boss and filmmaker Angella Kassube in 2008, Motionpoems Inc is an ambitious nonprofit production company in Minneapolis that makes more than a dozen motionpoems a year.
We give dynamite poems to dynamite filmmakers … and step back! The resulting blasts go out monthly—free to our subscribers—and are felt around the world. We partner with the best publishers in the field. We work with Pulitzer Prize winning poets, major motion picture companies, and early-career artists alike.
Our films (all in glorious hi-def) screen at festivals, cinemas, libraries, museums, bookstores, and schools. And our new public art program brings
……. Read more about Video – Jessica Goodfellow – “Crows, Reckoning”
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 82 pages
2014, ISBN: 978-1-936419-52-4 $15.95 + S&H
A butterfly casts the shadow of a man; a homesick mermaid cleans teeth; a young girl pushes a heavy iron, singing. In Alloy, these and others (daughter, mother, astronaut; an occasional zombie or alien) find voice through poems exploring memory in all its shifting sense and purpose: from childhood recollection to adult reckoning, from folklore and fairytale to family relationships. Bottiglieri’s poems live in large moments and small, in the shimmering balance between grieving and consolation, between loss and what comes after. How do our memories—of our keenest pleasures, our deepest
……. Read more about Alloy – Jan Bottiglieri
Spring has sprung here in Woodstock, and Mayapple Press is Open for submissions!
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The process is a little different from the last time we were open, so please read all the guidelines carefully.