2019 is Ó Bhéal’s tenth year screening international poetry-films, and seventh year featuring this competition. Up to thirty films will be shortlisted and screened during the festival in October. One winner will receive the Indie Cork / Ó Bhéal prize for best Poetry-Film.
2019 Judges: poet/filmmaker Colm Scully & poet Stanley Notte.
Please include the following in your submission
Name and duration of Film
Name of director
Country of origin
Name of Poet
Name of Poem
and a Link to download a high-resolution version of the film.**
** If you are sending a vimeo or youtube link, etc, please ensure that the download button is enabled.
You may submit as many entries as you like. Films must interpret, or convey a poem which must be present in its entirety, having been completed no earlier than 15th August 2017. They may not exceed 10 minutes in duration. Non-English language films will require English subtitles. The final shortlist will be announced in September.
Deadline: 15 August