The Art of Drowning

The Art of Drowning

Release date:

2009

Running time:

2 minutes

Formats:

Available on DVD

Closed Captioned:

Yes

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Talented animation from Diego Maclean meets the poetic talent of American poet Billy Collins to ponder the possibilities of those last few moments of life. The film is a visual interpretation of the poem by Billy Collins.

Diego MacLean is a graduate of Emily Carr University of Art & Design. Billy Collins is a distinguished professor at Lehman College and the City University of New York and was named U.S. Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003. His poem, The Art of Drowning, appears in a book of poetry with the same title, published in 2009 by the University of Pittsburgh Press.

 

 

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