Saturday, September 21, 2013

Saturday Short

Today's Saturday Short is a peek at Glen Kalem's film project Kahlil Gibran - The Reluctant Visionary. In his documentary (Elucidate Pictures), expected to be released in 2014, Kalem seeks to reveal the man, the poet, and the visionary and to trace Gibran's worldwide influence.

Gibran - The sizzle from Elucidate Pictures on Vimeo.

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (Text also found here.)

Kahlil Gibran - The Reluctant Visionary on FaceBook and Twitter

Khalil Gibran, 1883-1931, Profile at Cornell University Library (Note: The spelling of the poet's last name is various: Kahlil and Khalil.)

Shoku Amirani and Stephanie Hegarty, "Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet: Why is it so loved?", BBC News Magazine, May 11, 2012


Louise Gallagher said...

How exciting! Like so many, I grew up reading Kahlil Gibran

nance said...

we got a lot of wind today, along with some rain.