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Ben Barton

Ben Barton is a poet and filmmaker. He has published hundreds of poems in magazines around the world, including his collections 'Drop Anchor', 'The Hospital' and 'The Red Book'.
His visual poems, all shot on super 8 film, have also been shown at many film festivals and film nights.

Short film credits

Image from Little Red

Little Red

United Kingdom | Jun 2011 | 5:00
“If you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big surprise. If you go down to the woods today, you'd better go in disguise…”
Image from Getting Ready

Getting Ready

United Kingdom | Jan 2010 | 4:30
A faded icon of stage and screen prepares for the greatest performance of her life -
a star-studded suicide.
Image from The Return of Ellen Love

The Return of Ellen Love

United Kingdom | Jan 2009 | 4:30
At midnight, Ellen Love returns to the grave of her beloved in a moonlit, Gothic dream.
Image from Uphill for Jesus

Uphill for Jesus

United Kingdom | Jun 2008 | 3:00
A group of evangelical Christians carry a large wooden cross two miles uphill.
Image from Initial Prospect

Initial Prospect

United Kingdom | Jun 2008 | 4:15
Two people go on a journey to Derek Jarman’s famous ‘nuclear’ garden at Dungeness.
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Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 9 Feb 2009