The Film

An introspective look at the connection between courage and isolation told through the viewpoint of our heroine, Laika, the first dog in space. Directed by Emory Allen and made in conjunction with Motionpoems, the short film will premiere online following a festival run.

The Poem

"Triolet For Laika, First Dog In Space" is the basis for this short film. Written by Ann Eichler Kolakowski, the brief and moving poem is a fitting ode to Laika's short yet impactful life. The poem was originally published in Rattle #40, Summer 2013.