Film screening: Pablo Neruda: The Poet's Calling

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Chilean poet Pablo Neruda
Photo courtesy of Conspirare

Pablo Neruda: The Poet’s Calling is a 30-minute excerpt from director Mark Eisner’s documentary-in-progress about the Chilean poet and Nobel laureate. Described as “an artistic portrait of Pablo Neruda’s potent poetry, social activism, and monumental yet fallible life,” this is the first feature-length, English-language documentary on the revered poet and statesman.

The screening will be followed by an interactive conversation with Eisner and Conspirare’s Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson. Eisner will be signing copies of his best-selling book The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems afterwards.

Event Details



AFS Cinema
6406 N. I-35 Frontage Rd. Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752

Ticket Info

Tickets: $5-$10