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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).

 

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The event took place in a cinema at HOME in Manchester

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

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Poet Dave Viney performing two (memorised) poems.

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

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

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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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