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Video – Jessica Goodfellow – “Crows, Reckoning”

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

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Mayapple author Jessica Goodfellow contributes poem to annual Motionpoems series

Jessica Goodfellow author of Mendeleev’s Mandala has contributed a poem to the sixth season of Motionpoems

The series’ premier screening is at the prestigious Walker Art Center in Minneapolis MN on May 21st.

Motionpoems is an ongoing series featuring short film adaptations of contemporary poems. Series six features all women poets. Jessica’s poem “Crows, Reckoning” is accompanied by film by Edward Chase Masterson

Two free screenings at 6pm and 8pm on May 21 will sandwich a 7:10pm panel discussion on poetry and film with several featured guest artists.

Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN 55403

Mendeleev’s Mandala – Jessica Goodfellow

Jessica Goodfellow - Mendeleev's Mandala - front cover

Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 100 pages
2015, ISBN: 978-1-936419-49-4
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Mendeleev’s Mandala begins in pilgrimage and ends in pilgrimage, but nowhere in-between does it find a home. Logic is the lodestar, as these poems struggle to make sense out of chaos. Jessica Goodfellow reimagines stories from the Old Testament, Greek mythology, and family history by invoking muses as diverse as

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