Commissioned by the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation and produced by Poetry Ireland.
Commissioned by the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation and produced by Poetry Ireland. Matthew Thompson’s beautiful films bring life to new and beloved poems. Combining language, performance, music, and moving image, the films build an immersive experience that invites viewers to reconnect with an ancient art form in a wholly contemporary way. Our chosen films feature Dawn Watson, Sarah Clancy, FELISPEAKS, Clare Dunne, Paula Meehan, Roger Robinson, Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Kayssie K. Films are between two and five minutes long.
Films are between two and five minutes long.
This Is Just to Say (the Gays Will Steal Your Fruit)
Doireann Ní Ghríofa
'When You Are Old' by W. B. Yeats
My sister as a body
The City Kids See the Sea
Ghosts from the Recent Past
Expanding access to poetry
The Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation is a New York–based literary organization bringing great poetry from across places, eras, and traditions together. The Foundation’s aim is to expand access to poetry for audiences worldwide to enjoy by curating outstanding poems and creating films that bring poetry to vibrant life.