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Showing 1 - 10 of 14 titles with a criteria of Subject is Poetry

Duncan Campbell Scott: The Poet and the Indians

The story of the prominent early Canadian literary figure - who was also a civil servant responsible for a brutal Native assimilation program.

Icarus Films | 1995 | 57 minutes

El Poeta

After his only son is murdered in the Mexican drug war, a mystic poet launches an international crusade to save his country.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 55 minutes

Ladies and Gentlemen... Mr Leonard Cohen

Produced in 1965, this is an informal portrait of the Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen. He is seen reading his poetry to a rapt audience and also alone, or relaxing with family and friends.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 1965 | 44 minutes

O Amor Natural

The erotic poetry of one of the greatest Latin American poets of the 20th century, the Brazilian Carlos Drummond de Andrade.

Icarus Films | 2007 | 76 minutes

Poetry of Resilience

POETRY OF RESILIENCE highlights six different poets, who individually survived Hiroshima, the Holocaust, China’s Cultural Revolution, the Kurdish Genocide in Iraq, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Iranian Revolution.

Women Make Movies | 2012 | 40 minutes

The Poets

Follows two West African poets and lifelong friends, Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare, as they travel through their home countries of Sierra Leone and Nigeria to explore what has shaped their art.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 99 minutes


An exploration of the urban environment through surfaces, reflections, color, and light.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2012 | 5 minutes

Roque Dalton

It was once illegal to read books by Roque Dalton, one of El Salvador's most celebrated poets, in his own country.

Icarus Films | 2013 | 85 minutes

Ruth Stone's Vast Library of the Female Mind

Chronicles Ruth Stone's heroic life story as a poet, mother, and teacher, leaving no question as to why she became both a Vermont and national treasure.

Icarus Films | 2022 | 77 minutes


Through a deeply personal and devastating story, SALMA helps us understand why the goal of global education of girls is one of the most critical areas of empowerment and development of all women worldwide.

Women Make Movies | 2013 | 89 minutes