Aug 27–Oct 31
Oct 31
Sun
Frankenstein

Berkeley, CA

Nov 26–Jan 03
Christmas Carol

virtual program

Jan 29–Feb 27
Mar 19
Sat
The Magic City

Chicago, IL

POEM 3

Poem

(I LIVED IN THE FIRST CENTURY OF WORLD WARS)

In this startling animation of Muriel Rukeyser’s “Poem (I lived in the first century of world wars),” two lives unfold in split screen, one during the tumultuous world events of 1968, the other 50 years later against a new landscape of uncertainty and ever-present digital technology. Created by Manual Cinema.

Produced by Poetry Foundation
Created by Manual Cinema
Based on the poem by Muriel Rukeyser
Directed by Julia Miller

Produced by

Po Fo

Credits

Produced by Poetry Foundation

Created by Manual Cinema

Based on the poem by Muriel Rukeyser

Directed by Julia Miller

Production

Edited by Julia Miller

Music Composed by Ben Kauffman and Kyle Vegter

Animation by Lizi Breit

Shadow Puppet Design by Lizi Breit and Julia Miller

Voice Over Performed by Eunice Woods

Director of Photography Andrew Morgan for Little Cabin Films

Costumes and Wigs by Mieka van der Ploeg

Music Recorded and Mixed by Nick Broste

Mastered by Kyle Vegter

Sound Design by Kyle Vegter

Performers

Live Action Performed by Eunice Woods

Puppeteers: Lizi Breit, Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace, Julia Miller

Additional Live Actors: Rasaan Booker, Jyreika Guest, N. LaQuis Harkins, Jeffrey Paschal

Musicians

Deidre Huckabay (flutes)

Zachary Good (clarinets)

Ryan Nyther (trumpet)

Nick Broste (trombone)

Kyle Vegter (piano)

Ben Kauffman (guitar)

Seth Vanek (drums)

Amanda Bailey (violin)

Macie Stewart (violin)

Dominic Johnson (viola)

Lia Kohl (cello)

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