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World Premiere of Multitudes: Celebrating Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial

20
May
World Premiere of Multitudes: Celebrating Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial
Chicago,
The Poetry Foundation, in partnership with Manual Cinema, present
The World Premiere of Multitudes: Celebrating Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial

Duriel E. Harris reads poetry influenced by Walt Whitman as part of the world premiere of the short film Multitudes.
The film explores eight segments of Whitman’s central poem, Song of Myself, featuring readings by three contemporary poets—Kaveh Akbar, Duriel E. Harris, and Yusef Komunyakaa—and innovative puppetry by Manual Cinema.

Admission is free.

Location: Sleeping Village
3734 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

 

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