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The Greatest Poem

The Greatest Poem

The Greatest Poem

What does it truly mean to be American? We brought together a team of world-class artists to answer that question, resulting in a tapestry of styles and interpretations from people with a multitude of experiences from all over the U.S. and beyond.

Director Elyse Kelly

The Greatest Poem

What does it truly mean to be American? We brought together a team of world-class artists to answer that question, resulting in a tapestry of styles and interpretations from people with a multitude of experiences from all over the U.S. and beyond.

Select festivals & press:
London International Animation Festival
DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival 2022
Stash
Motionographer

Director Elyse Kelly

Writer Philippa Hughes
Commissioned by Arena Stage

Sequence directors Rohan McDonald, Nazlı Cem, Zoë Soriano, Eric Larson, Catalina Matamoros, Cynthia Chu, Yoon Su Lee, Nijah Brown, Sofia Diaz, Mithra Krishna, AppleButter Animated, Matea Losenegger, Angela Hsieh, Ana Mouyis, Sara Spink, Selina Donahue, Dena Springer, Dorca Musseb
Additional design Darren Enterline

Narrator Raechel Wong
Music & Sound design Cathead Noise & Lunar Year