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The Rattapallax/PEN World Voices Literary Film Feast


April 28 | Instituto Cervantes | NYC

With Bob Holman, DJ Kadagian, and others; introduced by Ram Devineni

Filmmaker and event curator Ram Devineni joins Bob Holman and DJ Kadagian for a conversation and program of literary short films and documentaries. Ginsberg’s Karma, a documentary about the legendary Beat poet Allen Ginsberg and his mythical journey to India in the early 1960s, will conclude the evening.

Cosponsored by Rattapallax and the Instituto Cervantes and Consulate General of Spain

PEN Blogs

 Robert Flynn:
In 1991, the government of Spain opened the Instituto Cervantes in New York to promote the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. [More]

 Meena Alexander:
I was quite struck by these short films each of which has a poem in it, ranging from a film with a child and her fear . . . [More]

 Robert H. Fogtdal:
And what a feast it is. For two hours we “visit” India, Chile, Israel, and Chicago.  We travel through landscapes that touch us to films that are downright pretentious. [More]

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