Poet Laureate Short Films

The Department for Culture and Creative Development (DCCD) supports the creation of short films that highlight and promote poetry. DCCD works with the City of San Antonio’s Poet Laureate and local arts agencies to produce short films featuring local individuals reciting poems. The purpose of the films is to introduce and expose poetry to new audiences, while promoting the poetic and artistic talent of local poets and artist.

Short Films

Poetry videos produced by SAY Si media arts studio in conjunction with the City of San Antonio.

Poem: “Wooden Box” by Laurie Ann Guerrero
Talent: Jesse Borrego


Poem: “On Blinding Words” by Laurie Ann Guerrero
Talent: Jesus Cardona

Poem: “Nigra Sum” by Vocab
Talent: Vocab


Poem: “How Shall I Tell You” by Carmen Tafolla
Talent: Carmen Tafolla

Poem: “I come from women illiterate and rough-skinned” by Irene Lara Silva
Talent: Nina Diaz

Poem: “Stone Fruit” by Laurie Ann Guerrero
Talent: Eduardo Garza

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