Moving Pictures

Literature brought to life on screen though our curated film screenings
Day 1
30 Apr 2015

Film: Poetry Is an Island

Poetry Is an Island, dir. Ida Does. This moving portrait of Nobel laureate Derek Walcott grounds his lyrics in the landscape of St. Lucia. 12.30–2.30 pm • AV Room Bookmark
Derek Walcott, OBE
Day 2
01 May 2015

Film: Poetry Is an Island

Poetry Is an Island, dir. Ida Does. This moving portrait of Nobel laureate Derek Walcott grounds his lyrics in the landscape of St. Lucia. 10 am–12 pm, AV Room Bookmark
Derek Walcott, OBE

Films: Walcott as Poet and Seer; The Saddhu of Couva

The Saddhu of Couva, dir. Yao Ramesar. Walcott as Poet and Seer, dir. Jean Antoine-Dunne. An imaginative adaptation of Derek Walcott’s well-known poem and a searching documentary on his work...
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Film: Dream on Monkey Mountain

Dream on Monkey Mountain (filmed for NBC by Hugh Robertson) Filmed in 1970 for NBC Television, this version of Derek Walcott’s classic play features the original cast, including the late...
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Day 3
02 May 2015

Film: Dream on Monkey Mountain

Dream on Monkey Mountain (filmed for NBC by Hugh Robertson). Filmed in 1970 for NBC Television, this version of Derek Walcott’s classic play features the original cast, including the late...
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Film: The Rig

The Rig, dir. Derek Walcott A rare opportunity to see this feature-length film, written and directed by the poet-playwright in 1983. 12–1.30 pm • AV Room Bookmark

Short films: Caribbean writers in Canada

A special series of short films on Caribbean writers in Canada: My Dinner with Shani: Shani Mootoo Gardening with Olive: Olive Senior Fabulous Spaces: Nalo Hopkinson Directed by Frances-Anne Solomon...
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Nalo Hopkinson
Olive Senior
Shane Book
Shani Mootoo
Day 4
03 May 2015

Short films: Caribbean writers in Canada

A special series of short films on Caribbean writers in Canada: My Dinner with Shani: Shani Mootoo Gardening with Olive: Olive Senior Fabulous Spaces: Nalo Hopkinson Directed by Frances-Anne Solomon...
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Nalo Hopkinson
Olive Senior
Shane Book
Shani Mootoo

Film: Bim

Bim, dir. Hugh Robertson. The classic and beloved T&T film, with a screenplay by Raoul Pantin and soundtrack by Andre Tanker. 3.00–5.00 pm • AV Room Bookmark