Poetry of Resilience

Poetry of Resilience

Poetry of Resilience
USA, 2011, 40 Minute Running Time
Topics: Documentary, Human Rights
Language: Arabic,Chinese,Farsi,Japanese,Vietnamese,English,B

Awards: Woodstock FF, Jury Prize

Six international poets who individually survived Hiroshima, the Holocaust, China's Cultural Revolution, the Kurdish Genocide in Iraq, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Iranian Revolution share through their words the restorative gift of poetry—a collective voice that illuminates our shared human experience.

DIRECTOR: Katja Esson
Producer: Katja Esson
Editor: Susanne Schiebler
Cinematographer: Ferne Pearlstein, Martina Radwan, Caspar Stracke
Principal Cast: Li-Young Lee,Carolyn Forché,Choman Hardi,Yasuhiko Shigemoto,Majid Naficy,Alexandre Kimenyi,Lillian Boraks-Nemetz


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