February is a rich month for film-lovers, filled with screenings of alternative movies and film festivals. There are classics, documentaries, genre films, science fiction, appearances by filmmakers, and cinema from around the world.
Literary history credits Rainer Maria Rilke with establishing European poetry’s seminal concern with the duality between inner and outer worlds. Could it be that Comtesse Anna de Noailles was his precursor in this regard? Translator Norman Shapiro and Black Widow Press should be thanked for bringing her back into the discussion.