Portrait of a poet

James Levy

Pablo Neruda, the iconic Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, was once asked why he chose to write. The influential literary and political figure answered, “I wanted to be a voice.”

The commemorative “Centenial Celebration of Pablo Neruda,” running from November 19 to 21, aspires to echo Neruda’s voice through a reflection of his life and work. The cinema presentation at the Facets Multimedia Cin