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Every War Has Two Losers

A Poet's Meditation on Peace Based on the Journals of William Stafford
Zinc Films
January, 2016
$34.95 CAD
Publisher’s Description: 

Based on the journals of William Stafford, a conscientious objector in World War ii and National Book Award winner. Using Stafford's poetry and prose, this 2009 film invites viewers to reflect on their own ideas regarding war and how individual witness can contribute to a more peaceful world. The film features an array of writers and activists including Coleman Barks, Robert Bly, Maxine Hong Kingston, Michael Meade, W.S. Merwin, Naomi Shihab Nye, Kim Stafford, and Alice Walker. (30 mins).  Four Star – Recommended – Video Librarian

Additional Film:  WILLIAM STAFFORD & ROBERT BLY: A LITERARY FRIENDSHIP (1993) - A beautiful portrait of the enduring personal and literary friendship of two of America's most enduring poets, sharing with the viewer their exploration of poetry, the craft of writing, political activism, teaching and much more. Filmed in Oregon and Minnesota. (60 mins).

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