Wednesday, November 12, 2008

MANCHESTER: Words on Film, with Simon Armitage

Thursday, November 13th, 2008, 6.30pm, FREE
MMU Geoffrey Manton Building,
Lecture Theatre 1 or 6
(opposite the Commonwealth Aquatics Centre on Oxford Road, Manchester).

Words on Film at MMU
Simon Armitage launches his latest book, The Not Dead. It explores the human cost of fighting and killing through the stories of three soldiers who relive their experiences of the Gulf, Bosnia and Malayan wars. At the launch, poet he will use the film to discuss how he wrote the script after listening to interviews with the veterans, all of whom suffered post-traumatic stress.

WORDS ON FILM - MMU festival showcasing cutting edge film poetry.
The Writing School in association with Trauma Film and ACWE

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