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Welcome to HaikuLife 2019

The Haiku Foundation welcomes you to its fifth annual HaikuLife Haiku Film Festival. You will find a wide range of treatments of film treatments, all with haiku serving a central role in their inspiration and production. We offer these films in several formats: HaikuLife format, free format, feature format, and video haiga. This introductory film tells you about the origins of HaikuLife, and how to create your own video in this format. We look forward to sharing your work in the next HaikuLife Haiku Film Festival!

Title: Welcome to HaikuLife
Artist: Jim Kacian
Format: HaikuLife
Duration: 4:51

Welcome to HaikuLife

Haiku Films

 

HaikuLife Format

 

heavy with crows

A montage of photo haiku by Australian poet Ron C Moss. Music performed by Steve Hodge.

Infinite Possibilities

A montage of photo haiku by Canadian poet Debbie Strange.

Life Flows By

A montage of photo haiku by Canadian poet Debbie Strange.

Lyric Savant

A montage of photo haiku by American poet Marita Gargiulo. Music composed and realized by Maxwell Gargiulo Holl.

wild river

A montage of photo haiku by Australian poet Ron C Moss. Music performed by Steve Hodge.

Free Format

 

Borrowed Time

A montage of photo haiku by American poet Terri L. French. Music performed by Steve Hodge.

HaibunTriptych

A trio of haibun by Greek/German poet Stella Pierides unscrolls across a cicada, the Dead Sea and the stars.

haikurefrigerator

A gallimaufrey of haiku gathered by Jim Kacian on the theme of our favorite household appliance, the refrigerator, offered as a corrective to a “haiku” on the theme well-known in pop culture. Music by Afro Celt Sound System.

moonlight sonata

A montage of photo haiku by Australian poet Ron C Moss. Music performed by Steve Hodge.

Passing of Celeste

Fake News! from the editors of Failed Haiku, Mike Rehling, Terri L. French and Steve Hodge, offered on April 1, 2019. The end of a legendary career!

this morning

A video haiku, conceived and animated by Devin Durocher, on a poem by American poet Michele Root-Bernstein.

Video Haiga

 

Bosom Buddies

A video haiku by Corine Timmer on the theme of two, with a tango composed and realized by the poet.

cold moon

A video haiga by American poet Dave Bonta.

Crying Gulls

A video haiku by Northern Irish poet Marion Clarke, featuring artwork by the poet.

Porcupine

A video haiga by American poet Dave Bonta.

Snowspider

A video haiga by American poet Dave Bonta.

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