Poetry in Motion (1982)

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Documentary, featuring contemporary poetry, with an emphasis on the Beats and post-Beats, including Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, Robert Creeley, Ntozake Shange, Jim Carroll, William Burroughs, Amiri Baraka and Anne Waldman among others. Second in a series of cultural history documentaries produced and directed by Ron Mann.

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