Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 02/07/2013
John Scott, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, produced First Death in Nova Scotia, a short film based on the poem of the same name by Elizabeth Bishop. The film was released Sunday for viewing.
Scott’s cinepoem was published in TriQuarterly, out of Northwestern University, and is also available for screening on YouTube. To view the film, click here.
Last January, Scott adapted In the Waiting Room, another Elizabeth Bishop poem, into a short film. Both were filmed in Nova Scotia.
Scott’s film has been screened at:
Strange Beauty Film Festival, Durham, NC, 2013
To continued updates about the film, you can visit Scott's Facebook Page.