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    Created in partnership by the Poetry Foundation and Manual Cinema, this animated short brings three war poems to life with innovative puppetry and animation work.

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    In this startling animation of Muriel Rukeyser’s “Poem (I lived in the first century of world wars),” two lives unfold in split screen.

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    Filmed on location at Kenkeleba House Garden in the East Village, this poignant film contemplates how poetry can entrap, rather than release, past traumas and hardships.

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    Filmed on location at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem, this moving meditation reveals the tangled strands of personal identity that emerge from literature and repetitive thought patterns.

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    In this moving meditation, author Esther Aloba contemplates sexuality, queerness, loss, and resilience in the aftermath of a relationship.

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    Filmed on location at East Side Community High School Manhattan, this moving film follows author Makayla Posley as she confronts the dehumanization of inequality and the school-to-prison pipeline.

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    Created in partnership with Motionpoems, this animated film features Eloise Greenfield’s playful poem about the virtues of patience, perseverance, and preparedness when trying to make the big catch. Suitable for all ages, especially young viewers.

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    Created in partnership with Motionpoems, this animated film features Bruce Lansky’s playful poem-riddle about a familiar friend.

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    Created in partnership with Motionpoems, this meditative film explores the beauty and surprise of the unseen.

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