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Requiem for a Spoken Word

Jim Hall
United States, 2021, 3 min.

In English with English subtitles.
This film is family friendly.

This experimental Film Poem conjures a cortege for a spoken word. Requiem honors the passing of a single word from the spoken word performance of a poet on stage, to the audience. A fleeting existence suspended in air, ending in death, or does the word find new life and meaning in memory?

Director's Statement

Jack Kerouac would have been 100 years old this year. He inspired many to answer the call of the pulsating thrum of a Black Ribbon Highway, finally finding themselves...On the Road. Acclaimed Poet Marc Zegans wrote the poem: Requeim for a Spoken Word. Zegan's provided the most elegant road map to follow the trip all spoken performance words must travel.

Category: Experimental.

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