in association with IndieCork, festival of independent cinema
16th-20th October 2013
Ó Bhéal is pleased to announce its association with the inaugural IndieCork festival of independent cinema (www.indiecork.com). This is Ó Bhéal’s fourth year of screening poetry-films (or video-poems), and the first year featuring a competition.
Actor José Moreira and Director Manuel Vilarinho (Portugal)
Winner announced 2Oth Oct 2013: Congratulations goes to Manuel Vilarinho from Portugal, whose poetry-film
Poem: No País Dos Sacanas by Jorge de Sena
Synopsis – To be a crook and a half in the country of crooks? No, since everyone is, at least two.
Director: Manuel Vilarinho (Portugal)
Born in 1974, Manuel is a graduate in Tecnologia da Comunicação Audiovisual by IPP, Instituto Politecnico do Porto, in 2004. He directed several video clips for the music band, Fat Freddy during 2000 and 2003. In 2001 he won the FESTIVIDEO FILM FESTIVAL and the First Prize and Public award on OVAR VIDEO FILM FESTIVAL, with the short cut, LADROES. In 2004 he won the TAKE ONE prize at the International Video Festival of Vila de Conde, with AGUENTA, RAPAZ. During 2007 and 2011 he edited several TV programs. Manuel has worked at TVI, Independent Television in Portugal, since 2001.
Sample Studios Amphitheatre (Sullivan’s Quay, Cork)
Ó Bhéal is proud to announce it’s first Winter Warmer Festival, a weekend of poetry featuring twenty-one poets, four of whom will be performing to music.
oikos will present a live installation incorporating poetry, influenced by butoh and body-weather practices. There’s also a preview screening of Seamus Murphy’s excellent new poetry film Snake: Poetry of Afghanistan’s Women (the world première of which follows in December), as well as a closed-mic for ten local poets.
For the complete programme click here
Videos of the festival performances are available here.