Come along to our monthly curated poetry and film night at Loop Project Space & Bar. We will have a featured poet reading live with film and a bunch of the best poetry and spoken word related film out there. September’s poetry feature is local legend Koraly Dimitriadis ??????? – writer & performer
About our Feature – Koraly Dimitriadis
Koraly Dimitriadis is a Cypriot-Australian writer and actor. She is the author of the Australian poetry bestseller Love and F–k Poems and the recent Just Give Me The Pills, and together they form the basis for her theatre show “Saying The Wrong Things”.
Koraly also makes short films of her poems. She is a freelance opinion writer and has also been published in The Washington Post. Koraly was awarded the UNESCO City of Literature Residency in Krakow in 2019 to work on her debut fiction novel, Divided Island. Much of her work has to do with cultural and religious repression.
Find Information about Koraly at her website: http://koralydimitriadis.com
This event will feature a special screening of Koraly’s short poetry film, Ssh, woman, ssh – Set at Villa Decius, Poland, Krakow, this poem, from Koraly Dimitriadis’s book “Just Give Me The Pills”, also features Poland slam champion, Rudka Zaydal and Nottingham’s Young Poet Laureate, Georgina Wilding. Part of Koraly’s Krakow UNESCO City of Literature residency, Girls on Key will be its premiere screening. This film was produced, directed and edited by Koraly Dimitriadis.
????????? (I can’t be bothered) – Shot, directed and edited by Koraly Dimitriadis, this poem is Koraly’s first attempt to transition into making her own films. Written in the traditional Cypriot dialect, Koraly attempts to capture the Cypriot mentality through a feminist lens. (English subtitles)
Photo (c) Loop Project Space & Bar
$10 or $8 concession entry.
Doors open 7pm, event starts 7.30pm
To enquire about accessibility, contact Loop Bar: https://www.looponline.com.au/melbourne-screening-venues/
Featured poets are women and gender diverse. All welcome to this inclusive event. In association with Girls on Key Poetry hosted by Melbourne poet and artist, Katharina Gentie. Please note this event does not include an open mic section.
To submit a film work for consideration,
(poetry related only, under 5 minutes) email a link (no attachments please) with a brief bio to firstname.lastname@example.org submissions close one month prior to each event.