Walcott documentary to have special screening at UWI


Ida Does’ Poetry Is an Island: Derek Walcott, a documentary portrait of the poet, playwright and Nobel Laureate and a ttff/13 selection, will enjoy a special free screening at the University of the West Indies here in Trinidad on 01 November.

Poetry Is an Island had its world premiere at the ttff/13. Walcott attended the premiere.

The screening at UWI takes place ahead of the T&T premiere O Starry Starry Night, Walcott’s latest play.

Venue for the screening is the university’s Film Programme, which is located at 12 Carmody Road in St Augustine. The screening begins at 6.30pm. Doors open at 6pm.

Image: A shot from Poetry Is an Island

Date: Fri 25 Oct, 2013
Category: ttff news and features

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