DJ 2D2 & Shadowless

Final session of K04



Poetry in motion 2
Ron Mann, 1982, USA, OV

Poetry in motion is the second part of an unprecedented anthology by American poets who cultivate experimentation and performance. On this occasion there are readings by Anne Waldman, Amiri Baraka, Jim Carroll, Michael Ondaatje, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Diane DiPrima, Helen Adam, Spalding Gray, Jerome Rothenberg, Ted Berrigan, Charles Bukowski, Robert Creeley, Gary Snyder, John Giorno and Michael McClure.

Lou Reed, Rock & Roll Heart
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1998, Canada, 80', OV

A portrait of Lou Reed in the form of the experiences that influenced his song words and his music. Using archive images, interviews and hitherto unseen footage of Reed in concerts and conferences the world over, Greenfield-Sanders goes beyond facile mythicisation to offer a singular view of one of the founders of Velvet Underground.

Freedom Highway
Philip King & Nuala O'Connor, 2001, Ireland, 90', OCVS

A look at some of the major social occurrences of the 20th century, from the suffragettes at the start of the century to Apartheid, in the songs associated with them. The film includes the interventions of Tom Waits, Hugh Masakela, Elvis Costello, U2, The Soweto String Quartet and Billy Bragg.

Video-poetry collection, "Fragments"
Jaime Oddo & Ximena Nerea, 2004, Chile - Sweden, 15', OV. Spanish

On the occasion of the centenary of the birth of the poet Pablo Neruda, 21 poets from different countries are invited to produce an audiovisual work in homage or critique of or simply about Neruda, his life and work.