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Title:
Poetry in motion
Author:
Adam, Helen, 1909-1993.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Chicago, IL : Public Media Inc. : Home Vision Entertainment [distributor], [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works.
General Note:
Digitally mastered version

"Over an hour of additional performances seen here for the first time" -- Container.

Special features: Interview with Ron Mann ; original theatrical trailers for Grass, Twist and Comic book confidential.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780780025790
Format :
DVD

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Award-winning director Ron Mann filmed over 75 poets and writers for what American Film called 'the Woodstock of Poetry.' One of the few remaining documents that capture the genius and innovations of postmodern American poetry.