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Arts + Lit Lab | 2022 Midwest Video Poetry Festival Screening Two

October 22, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This year’s festival will be presented Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, 2022 in person at ALL and features two exciting new additions—a family matinee with special short films made by and/or for kids and a live poetry reading and film collaboration. Each screening will have a unique lineup of films. See individual programs for full details. All events are free and open to the public.

This unique film festival celebrates the amazing breadth of expression when one of humanity’s oldest art forms is interpreted through the lens of one of its newest. It has featured the best of this cutting-edge art form throughout the Midwest and from around the world, including work from 21 states and 28 countries. The featured videos range from 55 seconds to under 6 minutes long. They have all been created within the last two years, many of them within the last few months, promising a fresh, contemporary point of view. Come discover new poets from the Midwest and around the world, as well as seeing old favorites in a completely new light.

Screening Two program running time, approximately 45 minutes.
Miracle Whip: A Memoir | Jerod Willis
Extract | Samer Ghani & Wisconsin Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton
How to Survive a Nuclear Attack | Angela Voras Hills
Today I Wrote Nothing | Keith Sargent
Nowhere to go but on | Janet Lees
Happiness | Ryan Tynan
We Can Be Pirates | Sven Stears
The Perfection of Chance | Mark Niehus
Matairangi—Mt Vic Tunnel | Sebastian J. Lowe
Questions regarding the deaths of two Covenanter women at Wigtown in 1685 | Sue Thomas
Mauthausen: When the War Is Over | Panagiotis Kountouras, Aristarchos Papadaniel
Stitch | Caroline Rumley
The Moon Appears | Jellie Meys


October 22, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Arts + Literature Laboratory
111 S. Livingston St. #100
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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