Ben Whishaw reading poems about the sea. I am drowning.
‘One Day I wrote her name upon the strand’ by Edmund Spenser
‘Ode To The Sea’ (extract) by Pablo Neruda
‘Dover Beach’ by Matthew Arnold
‘The Inspector of Tides’ by Michael Dransfield
‘Annabel Lee’ by Edgar Allan Poe
‘Love sonnet LXXVIII’ by Pablo Neruda
(From the Poetica podcast, “Tides.”)
Ben Whishaw and Andrew Scott attend ‘Benvenuto Cellini' opening night. The opera is directed by Terry Gilliam for the English National Opera, at the London Coliseum.
— 05 June 2014 [x]
Ben Whishaw reading two poems by Pablo Neruda, “Ode to the Sea” and “Love Sonnet LXXVII.”
Death is only the stone of oblivion.
I love you. Into your mouth I kiss happiness.
Let’s gather firewood. Let’s light a fire on the mountain.
(My edit from the Poetica podcast “Tides.”)
Tim Walker / UK / 2014 / 13 min
A delirious overlapping of wistful reminiscence and stark reality permeates this tale of an ill-fated love affair between a man and a mermaid. Starring Ben Whishaw.(x)
Ben Whishaw reading “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. I’ve never heard the strange, tender, spooky heart of it quite so clearly.
(My audio edit from the Poetica podcast, “Tides.”)
SIGH STILL THE BEST HAIR
Playhouse Presents: Foxtrot
Thursday 29th May at 9pm on Sky Arts HD
Starring: Alice Sanders, Billie Piper, Ben Whishaw, Lindsay Duncan
France Cinema Release Date — 15 October 2014 [x]
Film Festivals UK
East End Film Festival — 18 June 2014 [x]
Film Festivals USA
Seattle International Film Festival — May 30 & 31 2014 [x]
San Diego LGBT Film Festival — May 31 2014 [x]
Connecticut LGBT Film Festival — June 6 2014 [x]
Michigan Cinetopia International Film Festival — June 6 & 7 2014 [x]
San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (Frameline) — June 25 2014 [x]
Kansas City LGBT Film Festival — June 27 2014 [x]
Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival — (Date to be determined in June) ~ July 10-20 2014 [x]
Tacoma Pride Festival — July 14 2014 [x]
Lincoln Film Society — 26 September 2014 [x]
Feel free to let me know if I’m missing any dates!