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Flor de Cacto [electronic resource]: La Imagen

Instituto Latinoamericano de
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This program brings together contemporary Mexican poets Eduardo Langagne, Javier Sicilia, and Ricardo Castillo for a meditative discussion on the creation of the poetic image. The artists address the ways they are inspired and how an almost mystical transformation of reality occurs through poetic representation. Engaging visuals and computer animation complement the readings and commentary of the poets.
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Run Time
31 min.
In Spanish
10 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 06, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
La imagen
Flor de Cacto: Poesia y Poetas de Mexico
Flor de cacto
  • Three Mexican Poets Speak About Imagery in Poetry (2:43)
  • Concrete Images Abound in Poetry (5:13)
  • Imagery in Poetry: Discovering Sacred Mysteries (2:04)
  • Imagery in Poetry: Setting Fire to the Imagination (3:18)
  • Imagery in Poetry: Expressing the Inexpressible (5:29)
  • Imagery in Poetry: Exercising the Imagination (6:26)
  • Imagery in Poetry: "The Image Explains Itself" - Octavio Paz (4:51)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2000.
Publisher no.
  • 30136s Films Media Group
  • 30138 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (31 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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