Filmmaker: Jenn Strom

City Center by Evelyn Lau

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This section from a film called Take Me Home is a terrific meditation on gentrification and sense of place by Jenn Strom and Sherri Rogers, who says in the description at Vimeo:

In August, I collaborated with director Jenn Strom to paint a dreamy sequence for her short film, illustrating a poem called “City Center” by BC’s poet laureate, Evelyn Lau.

What does home mean to you? For each person, it’s different and so personal – in the backyard, on stage, in Tofino, in the kitchen, or wherever family is. In Take Me Home, Knowledge Network profiles 36 British Columbians on what “home” means to them today.

See more at knowledge.ca/program/take-me-home

For more on Evelyn Lau, see the Wikipedia.

(This is Moving Poems’ last post until after the New Year. Happy Holidays and safe journeys to all.)