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Sons of Captain Poetry
Canada / 35:00 / 1970 / sound / colour
This "fantasy documentary" tries to blend Canadian poet bp Nichol's everyday world with the images of characters in his poetry. Sequences include a section on Plunkett, Saskatchewan, where the poet grew up, and scenes of him discussing "concrete poetry." In the film bp Nichol performs several sound poems. There are also scenes showing his involvement with Coach House Press and Therafields.
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
Monday - Thursday / 10:00 - 18:00
(416)  588 - 0725
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
Monday - Thursday / 10:00 - 18:00
(416)  588 - 0725