On Monday, July 29, at the Creative Alliance, the Parallel Octave Chorus and students from “Auteur 101: Short Film Laboratory” @ JHU will present the third annual screening of short films based on poems.
a compilation of short videos
based on the the poetry of William Blake, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Emily Dickinson, Alan Seeger, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, Stephen Crane, Pierre Reverdy, and more!
Date: Monday, July 29, 7 PM
refreshments available for purchase at 6.30
Sample student film, Catherine Wityk’s “To See A World” (based on a fragment of William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and Experience”):
The screening will be followed by a live improvisation / collaboration session with the audience, where we read aloud poems with live acoustic music. Free kazoos, noisemakers, and other sound-generating items will be distributed to all of the audience–or you are welcome to bring your own instruments!
The Parallel Octave Chorus and student performers from JHU Summer’s Theater & Music Lab will be providing more musical mayhem.
***Also featuring a special guest film by Polish artists Marta Ostajewska and Justyna Apolinarzak.***
Screening made possible due to the generous support of the following Hopkins departments and programs:
Film & Media Studies,
and the Brown Foundation Digital Media Center.
Course blog: https://auteur101.wordpress.com/
Email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org