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Twelve filmmakers respond to Li-Young Lee’s poetry and the city of Chicago March 24, 2011: In a recent essay, Alastair Cook explored the genre of poetry-film and the delicate collaborative balance between a poet and a filmmaker. The City in Which, co-produced and curated by Joshua Dumas and Christy LeMaster, adds not one (or even two) filmmakers to the equation, but a grand total of twelve to create one final product. Dumas and LeMaster [...] by

The complicated relationship of poetry, film and poetry-film March 11, 2011: On the Moving Poems forum, Alastair Cook republishes his July 2010 essay from Anon Seven on what qualifies as a Poetry-film, borrowing the term from William Wees. In 1984, Wees first made the case that collaboration of film artists and poets results in something entirely new, where neither the film nor the poem takes precedence. The symbiotic [...] by