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Short film

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.

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The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem


The most exquisite corpse

Elyse Kelly

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

Raechel Wong

Music & Sound design
Cathead Noise & Lunar Year