Zebra Poetry Festival Highlights at the Triskel

This week, on Wednesday April 1st and Thursday April 2nd at 8pm, 15 poetry-films from the 2008 Zebra Poetry Film Festival will be screened at the Triskel in conjunction with the O Bhéal poetry organization,  including the award-winning animated short, ‘The Dead‘ directed by Juan Declan and based on the poem of the same name by Billy Collins. There will be different films each night and a panel discussion on the concept of poetry film with local filmmakers. And it’s only a fiver! Below is an example of a poetry film..it’s another of Billy Collins’ works entitled ‘The Country‘, brought to life with animation..


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