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REELpoetry International Poetry Film Festival
Houston, TX 2024
"In the Summer of 2020, We Picked Berries" (Award-Nominated + Official Selection)

Poetryfilm reflecting on the politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic and historic protests in U.S. urban centers in 2020. There was a stark contrast between life in the cities and life in rural America during this time. But that was only on the surface. 

FOTOGENIA Film Poetry & Divergent Narratives Festival 
Mexico City 2023

"A New History/Una Nueva Historia" (Finalist + Official Selection)

Curated by Frame to Frames II. An ekphrastic poetryfilm inspired by Ana Segovia’s painting Huapengo Torero, “A New History” celebrating the act of crossing over into a new way of life— one that challenges stereotypical conceptions of gender, animal-human relationships, and desire.

Midwest Video Poetry Fest 

Madison, WI 2023 
"The Middle of Nowhere" (Honorable Mention)

This poetryfilm is a meditation on what it means to live in the rural Midwest— the phrase itself is a misnomer. 

Det Poetiske Fonoteque: Nature & Culture Poetry Film Festival

Copenhagen 2022
"Postcard: Greetings from Lake Superior" (Official Selection) 

A poetryfilm exploring ecological crisis in the Great Lakes region: mercury poisoning, PFAS (forever chemicals), and toxic stamp sands from mining waste. 

FENCE Journal 
Online Feature, 2021

"A Rusted Birdcage in an Otherwise Empty Field" 

A poetryfilm addressing the shadow self.

An essay about the videopoem form's history + future.

Ó Bhéal Poetry Film Competition 

Cork, Ireland 2018 

"How it Starts" (Official Selection) 
(Also screened @ POETRY FILM LIVE w/ accompanying Poetics Essay)

A poetryfilm addressing violence, internet culture, and history.

A flash-essay on my early videopoem-making process.


Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival 

Worcester, MA 2015 

"The Almost-Prayer" (Honorable Mention)
(Also online feature @ Atticus Review)

A poetryfilm addressing language, history, Chronic Wasting Disease in UP deer populations, my Mexican ancestors, climate change.

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