2011 International Literary Film Festival - Films and Filmmakers. 

The International Literary Film Festival (InLiFiFe) shows films from around the world that are about literature. InLiFiFe is passionate about presenting documentaries and fictional films about novels and novelists, poems and poets, journalism and journalists, screenplays and screenwriters, blogs and bloggers, plays and playwrights. 

Over two evenings (Nov 14 and 15, 2011), sixteen literary films were shown at Spectacle Theater in Brooklyn, New York City, including 60 Writers / 60 PlacesDoc, and fourteen short films. 



Documentary short film about literature.

Winner60 Writers / 60 Places, a film by Luca Dipierro and Michael Kimball: 


Finalist: Red Poet, documentary about Jack Hirschman, directed by Matthew Furey, produced by Francis Furey.

Note: This award category is for films shorter than 60 minutes.



Documentary film about literature.

WinnerDoc, a documentary about Harold Louis "Doc" Humes by filmmaker Immy Humes.


Finalist: Outliving Dracula: Le Fanu's Carmilla, directed by Fergus Daly and Katherine Waugh.

Note: This award category is for films longer than 60 minutes.



Short literary films.  

The following short literary films were screened at the festival on November 14 and 15, 2011, at Spectacle Theater in Brooklyn, NYC.

"Bushwhack, a film by Tina Schliessler and Heather Haley, featuring poetry by Heather Haley: 


Winner: "Deadline," a film by Sandhya Prabhat. 

The video below is a trailer. As of November 2011, the full film is not publicly viewable. 


"dollhouse," a film by Shabnam Piryaei, featuring her poetry: 



"e-scape," a film by Stephen Ausherman, with literary inspiration from Gladys Taber, Jack Kerouac, Mary Oliver, Robert Finch, and Alan Dugan: 

 
"I Statements," a film by Alex Scott, featuring poetry by Randall $tephens: 

 
"Jellyfish," a film by Swoon Bildos, featuring poetry by Andrea Gibson: 

 
"Loneliness," a film by Odveig Klyve and Kari Klyve Gulbrandsen, featuring poetry by Manal Alsheikh. As of November 2011, this film is not publicly viewable. The following image is a still from the film.

Loneliness

"Miriam's Song," a film by Shabnam Piryaei, featuring her poetry:  

 
"One Art," a film by John D. Scott, featuring poetry by Elizabeth Bishop:  


"Speleology," a film by Duriel E. Harris and Scott Rankin, featuring poetry by Duriel E. Harris: 

 
"The Man With The Stolen Heart," a film by Charlotte Boulay-Goldsmith. As of November 2011, this film is not publicly viewable.  

The Man With The Stolen Heart.
 
"Under A Man Made Sun," a film by R.W. Perkins, featuring his poetry:  


"Washing Clothes," a film by Odveig Klyve and Kari Klyve Gulbrandsen, featuring poetry by Rati Saxena. As of November 2011, this film is not publicly viewable. The following image is a still from the film.


 
"When The Telescope Came," a film by Kate Jessop, adapted from a poem by Diana Syder. The following image is a still from the film.

When The Telescope Came film.

Note: Each of the above films are between two and nine minutes. The average film length is five minutes.