Film Screening: Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place

DeCordova Members $12/YMOD Members $10/Non-Members $15, per person

Join Gloucester-based documentary filmmaker Henry Ferrini as he shares his inspiration for and a screening of Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place. A visually stunning film highlighting the poetry of renowned writer Charles Olson, Polis Is This was the winner of The Berkeley Video and Film Festival’s 2007Grand Festival-Special Recognition-Documentary Award. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with Ferrini and the film’s writer, Ken Riaf. A perfect compliment to the current exhibition Moving Through New England, don’t miss this unique opportunity!  The film features John Malkovich with Peter Anastas, Amiri Baraka, Charles Boer, Robert Creeley,
Diane Di Prima, Vincent Ferrini, Gerrit Lansing, Ed Sanders, John Sinclair, John Stilgoe, Anne Waldman, and Jonathan Williams; music by Willie Alexander, Pete Seeger, and Stephan Wolpe.

Tickets are: DeCordova Members $12/YMOD Members $10/Non-

Members $15, per person.


Seating is limited. RSVP by Feb 22 to or


Name Sales End Price
DeCordova Members $12/YMOD Members $10/Non-Members $15, per person Ended Free