Listening for Something... Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in Conversation

Listening for Something... Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in Conversation

| 55 min

The nation, the country, where do we belong in it? In this film through conversation and poetry two poets meet for the telling and the listening. Adrienne Rich is a distinguished American feminist poet, and author of numerous books of prose, poetry, essays and speeches. Dionne Brand is a Trinidadian-Canadian femininst poet, writer and filmmaker. Incisive and inquisitive, the two women meet to discuss the world as they each see it. Claiming any subject, they talk about events as they see them, analytic, contemplative, honest and open ended. Topics include political issues, feminism, racism and lesbianism, among others. The viewer is invited into the exchange by the familiar images of two women talking intimately around a kitchen table, in corridors, or casually outdoors in the United States, Tobago and Canada. Shot in black and white and in colour, the conversation takes us over the territories of their poetry.

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Générique
  • réalisateur
    Dionne Brand
  • producteur
    Signe Johansson
  • producteur exécutif
    Ginny Stikeman
  • cinématographie
    Susan Trow
    Moira Simpson
  • son
    Justine Pimlott
  • montage
    Miume Jan Eramo
  • montage sonore
    Jackie Newell
  • ré-enregistrement
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • musique
    Faith Nolan