Poem of Death gets Special Mention
Last Friday Dutch director Astrid Bussink received a Special Mention for her documentary Poem of Death at the Visions du Réel International Film Festival in Nyon, Swizterland. Poem of Death was presented in the Compétition Internationale Moyens Métrages. The festival took place April 19 -26.
Poem of Death is produced by Zeppers Film & TV. International sales is handled by NPO Sales.
Poem of Death is a documentary about a group of poets in Amsterdam, who write custom-written poems and recite them a ‘Lonely Funerals’. They accompany the solitary departed to the grave, with a poem written for the occasion. In Amsterdam alone, fifteen people a year pass away whose interment will not be witnessed. Be it nameless people, or people with a name, but without family or friends.
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