Keyword: poetry

Adult World

Adult World (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
Amy is a naïve, awkward aspiring poet in a post-grad existence that is going nowhere. Living with her parents in a bland upstate New York town, certain of her yet-to-be-acknowledged literary greatness and desperate for income, she begrudgingly accepts a job at Adult World, the local sex shop owned by a frisky elderly couple and staffed by diva transvestite Rubio and adorable local boy Alex. Amy...
10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 03/30/1999
Bianca Stratford is pretty and popular, but her strict family won't allow her to date until her older sister does: the problem is that sister Kat is an outsider who tries to alienate any guy who might be interested in her. So Bianca's would-be boyfriend bribes fellow outsider Patrick to ask out Kat, thinking that this sullen young man with a mysterious past might tempt Kat to rise to the challenge...
Beowulf

Beowulf (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 11/15/2007
In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf. After destroying the overpowering demon Grendel, he incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother, who will use any means possible to ensure revenge. The ensuing epic battle resonates throughout the ages, immortalizing the name of Beowulf.
Reaching for the Moon

Reaching for the Moon (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
Grappling with writer's block, legendary American poet Elizabeth Bishop travels from New York City to Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s to visit her college friend, Mary. Hoping to find inspiration on Mary's sprawling estate, Elizabeth winds up with much more - a tempestuous relationship with Mary's bohemian partner, architect Lota de Macedo Soares, that rocks the staid writer to her foundation...
Bright Star

Bright Star (2009)

Rated: PG Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 09/17/2009
London 1818: a secret love affair begins between 23 year old English poet, John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, an outspoken student of fashion. This unlikely pair started at odds, he thinking her a stylish minx, she unimpressed by literature in general. It was the illness of Keats younger brother that drew them together. Keats was touched by Fanny's efforts to help and agreed to teach...
Iris

Iris (2001)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 12/13/2001
Iris Murdoch, Professor of Philosophy and celebrated author and her husband, Professor of Literature John Bayley, are guests-of-honour at a banquet at Somerville College. Iris Murdoch gives a brilliantly witty speech and finishes with an Irish folk song, "The Lark in the Clear Air". As she begins to sing, John Bayley's thoughts wander back to the evening when Iris was first introduced to him at a...

Set Fire to the Stars (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Tar

Tar (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
Black Butterflies

Black Butterflies (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 03/01/2012
Poetry, politics, madness, and desire collide in the true story of the woman hailed as South Africa's Sylvia Plath. In 1960s Cape Town, as Apartheid steals the expressive rights of blacks and whites alike, young Ingrid Jonker finds her freedom scrawling verse while frittering through a series of stormy affairs. Amid escalating quarrels with her lovers and her government-censor father, the poet...
Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 10/15/2013
It's 1944, and future Beat Generation icon Allen Ginsberg is studying at Columbia University. He falls for fellow classmate Lucien Carr and strikes up friendships with writers William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and with a mysterious outsider named David Krammerer. But when Krammerer turns up dead, Kerouac, Burroughs and Carr are all arrested as suspects in his murder and the lives of these young men...
Edge of Love

The Edge of Love (2009)

Rated: None Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 03/12/2009
The complex relationship between Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, his wife Caitlin, childhood friend Vera Phillips and her eventual husband William Killick.

Khalil Gibran's The Prophet (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Blue Car

Blue Car (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/01/2003
Eighteen year-old Meg has been set adrift ever since her father left their family, driving away in a blue car. Now in her final year of high school, Meg has finally found a life-line: Her poetry teacher, Mr. Auster, a man who exposes her raw talent, drives her to succeed and introduces her to the wonders of her imagination. At home, Meg must balance her defiant anger at her over-worked...
Girl Rising

Girl Rising (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 03/06/2013
The stories of nine extraordinary girls from nine countries are written by nine celebrated writers and narrated by nine renowned actresses. The film showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world.
Dir: Richard Robbins
With: N/A

First Cousin Once Removed (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 09/12/2013
A portrait of poet and translator Edwin Honig that focuses on his loss of memory, language and his past due to Alzheimer's disease.
Dir: Alan Berliner
With: N/A

Rabindranath Tagore: The Poet of Eternity (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
The genius of the poet Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), and his contributions to art, music, literature, philosophy and education are chronicled in this documentary. Tagore was an influence on world leaders including Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell. A prolific writer, poet and author, he composed over 4000 poems, songs, dance dramas, novels, short stories, essays and travel...
Dir: Partha Bhattacharya
With: N/A

Pasolini (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
November 2, 1975, the great Italian poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini is murdered. His writings are scandalous, and his films are persecuted by the censors. Many people love him and many hate him. The day of his death, Pasolini spends his last hours with his beloved mother and later with his dearest friends, until he finally goes out into the night in search of adventure in the eternal city...

The Muse (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
Follows the soul-searching journey of a young poet with writer's block.

Dedh Ishqiya (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 152 minutes Release date: 01/09/2014
The Begum of Mahmudabad is hosting a festival of poetry and music in her mansion. The country's best poets are in town. Khalujan, posing as the Nawaab of Chandpur, is participating as a poet in the festival, hoping to impress the widowed Begum who, rumored to be looking for a new husband. Babban arrives in Mahmudabad to take Khalujan back to their old life, but his plans change the moment he sets...

Il giovane favoloso (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Jaatishwar

Jaatishwar (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 150 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
Rohit's love for Mahamaya leads him into an obsession with 19th Century folk poet Heynsman Anthony. When he meets Kushawl, who claims to be the reincarnation of Anthony, Rohit learns all about the poet from him. After traveling far away and befriending the troubled Kushawl, Rohit is reunited with Mahamaya and they profess their love for each other.

Pro Fedota-streltsa, udalogo molodtsa (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/17/2008
A demanding king asks his hunter to fulfill impossible tasks in an attempt to steal the hunter's wife.

Hiawatha (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 30 minutes Release date: N/A