Watch Alastair Cook’s brand new film Amerika, three years in the making, with new writing by twenty of the world’s best poets, sountracked by composer Luca Nasciuti and read by poet Rachel McCrum.

Amerika contains new ekphrasis work by poets John Glenday, Vicki Feaver, Stevie Ronnie, Janie McKie, Brian Johnstone, Jo Bell, Andrew Philip, Linda France, Dave Bonta, Angela Readman, Michael Vandebril, Gerard Rudolf, George Szirtes, Emily Dodd, Ian Duhig, Rachel McCrum, Robert Peake, Polly Rowena Atkin, Pippa Little and Vona Groarke.