Jamaica Film Festival 2015 - Poetry is an Island: Derek Walcott (Trailer)

Film Title: Poetry is an island: Derek Walcott

Director: Ida Does

Duration: 1hr. 19 mins

Rating: G

Synopsis:This documentary presents an intimate portrait of him, set in his beloved native island St. Lucia. The place he always longs for, when he is taken too far away places by his universally acclaimed work. This film explores the poetry of Derek Walcott, the landscapes and people that inspire it. It observes Walcott in places essential to his work and life, and gathers the thoughts of some of his closest childhood friends. Most importantly, this documentary is a celebration of the greatest gift Walcott has given the world: his poetry.