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This short has been selected for the Langue poetry festival in Rome, Italy. We’ve just added Italian subtitles to the film for the screening in San Lorenzo on 26 May 2018.
The Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival on 21 October 2017 in Worcester, Maine, USA.
On 28 October 2017, it screened in Oregon, USA, at Cinema Poetica where it was one of three finalists.
It screened at the Suikerzoet Film Festival in Shiedam near Rotterdam in the Netherlands on 16, 18 & 19 November.
A rainbow with a reflection. How does that work?
It’s just under two minutes long and it’s designed to be a lyrical piece about the spring arriving in West London, filmed entirely on an iPad. Some stills of the Strand on the Green waterfront are seen here.
To accompany the images, Henry Bird has created a beautiful acoustic piano track which you can hear if you scroll on down (henrybirdmusic.co.uk), while actor Jack Farrar read the specially-written poem to the images (http://www.castingcallpro.com/uk/actor/profile/jack-farrar). Rowan Laxton recorded the voiceover at Alchemy Post.
Project completed 23 August 2016.
Rabbit Heart Poetry: Best Smartphone, Best Overall Production
Cinema Poetica: Finalist
There it is – that niggle between your shoulder blades.
At last spring pushes winter back beyond the corner of the year*,
And the willows flush first along the Strand
To herald the return of the green.
But the other trees take time to shake down their dresses
Ready for the summer party.
* The Spring Equinox
This is the music written by Henry Bird
Some of the best sunsets in London
Selected for a showcase at this established cinephile event on 30 September 2017 at the Cinema Museum in London.
Edited by Gary Tobyn
Music by Henry Bird
Sound recording by Rowan Laxton
Narration by Jack Farrar