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Showing 1 - 10 of 18 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

In Bed With Ulysses

Racing against impending blindness, a monomaniacal genius feeds off his own love life to create a novel he hopes will change the art form of fiction forever. And James Joyce got his way, but at an enormous price. The feature length documentary "In Bed With Ulysses" tells the provocative story of how the novel that is widely considered the greatest work of modern fiction was created.

Collective Eye Films | 2012 | 80 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.

National Film Board of Canada | 1965 | 44 minutes

Last Days at Sea

Twelve-year-old Reyboy lives an idyllic childhood in an isolated fishing village where people catch their share and share their catch. But by summer's end, Reyboy will have to leave to study in the city. Imagining a world without greed, pollution and selfishness, Last Days at Sea reflects Reyboy's innocent perspective and immerses the viewer in the richness, beauty and joy of home—a place that lives inside us all, as something both real and intangible.

Collective Eye Films | 2022 | 72 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

The Poetry Deal

THE POETRY DEAL is an impressionistic documentary about legendary poet Diane di Prima.

Women Make Movies | 2011 | 27 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.

National Film Board of Canada | 2012 | 5 minutes