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“Timeline” Bokeh Yeah Poem Film Showcase at HOME in Manchester (documentation)

Documentation from last night’s Timeline Bokeh Yeah Poem Film Showcase at HOME in Manchester (29 March 2016).



The event took place in a cinema at HOME in Manchester


Adele Myers introducing the event. I was sitting next to my fellow judges Vona Groake and Michael Symmons Roberts, whose heads are just seen.


Poet Dave Viney performing two (memorised) poems.


A selection of poetry books from poetry publisher partners Carcanet Press, Flapjack Press and Commonword.


Helen Tookey performing poems from her Carcanet collection, and also some brand new poems from a forthcoming pamphlet.


Filmmaker Kenneth James being awarded the £300 prize by Adele Myers for his film Osprey, based on a poem by Gillian Clarke (Carcanet Press). Judges Vona, Michael and I were unanimous in our decision. Congratulations, Kenneth!

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