Chivas DeVinck is a New York-based filmmaker and Executive Director and Founder of Dialogue Talk, an arts and culture not-for-profit. “The Poets” [Distributed by] Icarus Films, [2018] is his feature film debut.

His work has screened at international festivals, including South by Southwest (Austin, US), International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg (Mannheim, DE) and Pan African Film Festival (Los Angeles, US).


Director: The Poets

This rambunctious, freewheeling film follows acclaimed West African poets and close friends Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare as they travel through their home countries of Sierra Leone and Nigeria, exploring the landscapes, cultures, and histories that have shaped their art and their different approaches to writing.

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