POETRY FILMS

Experience this unique cinematic poetry series presented in one continuous single shot and featuring riveting spoken word artists.


ABOUT THE FILMMAKER

Yuri Alves is a Newark-raised filmmaker who has written and directed films, primetime television programs and commercial projects in the U.S. and Europe. His most renowned short films include, “Broken Clouds” and “Exit Road”: each having earned acclaim and recognition with festivals and audiences worldwide. Alves directed two primetime dramatic series, which premiered on Portugal’s RTP Television: “Tempo Final” (2010) and “Filha da Lei” (2017), both to critical acclaim. Alves recently completed a series of short films produced in Newark, “Echoes of Fado”, “On the Cusp” and “Grind” which have gone on to earn multiple awards in festivals worldwide. Alves is in post-production on his first feature length documentary, “Paint the Rust.”

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Photo Courtesy of DreamPlay Media.

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