WBEZ | Li-Young Lee http://www.wbez.org/tags/li-young-lee Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Poetry in motion (pictures): The challenge of Cine-Poem http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-07/poetry-motion-pictures-challenge-cine-poem-84864 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-07/film reel.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The following is the opening stanza to poet Li-Young Lee’s <em>The City In Which I Love You</em>:<br> <br> And when, in the city in which I love you,<br> Even my most excellent song goes unanswered,<br> And I mount the scabbed streets,<br> The long shouts of avenues,<br> And tunnel sunken night in search of you...<br> <br> The poem is the inspiration for an experimental film project called <a href="http://junecode.com/thestorm/the-city-in-which/" target="_blank">The City in Which: A Chicago Cine-Poem</a>. Project co-creators Joshua Dumas and Christy LeMaster asked 11 Chicago filmmakers to create short works by combining this ode to Chicago with their own recollections of the city.<br> <br> The project screens this Friday and Saturday at <a href="http://nightingaletheatre.org/" target="_blank">The Nightingale Theatre </a>in Chicago. Nightingale director and project co-creator Christy LeMaster joined <em>Eight Forty-Eight's</em> Alison Cuddy to talk about the project. LeMaster is a regular film critic for <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em>. <a href="http://www.kateraney.com/" target="_blank">Kate Raney</a> is one of the filmmakers from the project and she also talked to Cuddy. Raney teaches film in Chicago, and her work has appeared at festivals around the country.</p></p> Thu, 07 Apr 2011 13:21:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-07/poetry-motion-pictures-challenge-cine-poem-84864