The United States of poetry [videorecording] / Washington Square Films ; Independent Television Service ; producer/creators, Joshua Blumand, Bob Holman ; director, Mark Pellington ; director of photography, Thomas Krueger
- Part 1: The Land and the people -- Part 2: A Day in the life -- Part 3: The American dream -- Part 4: Love and sex -- Part 5: The Word.
- Sixty short films -- as evocative, edgy, and surprising as music videos -- that illustrate individual poems recited by their creators.
- Related Titles:
- Land and the people
Day in the life
Love and sex
- Catalogued from videocassette labels and container.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Production design, Steve Kimmel ; editor, Adam Schwartz ; music, tomandandy.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Amiri Baraka, Joseph Brodsky, Jimmy Carter, Sandra Cisneros, Leonard Cohen, Wanda Coleman, Rita Dove, Maggie Estep, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Michael Franti, Allen Ginsberg, John S. Hall, Jenny Holzer, Jack Kerouac (read by Johnny Depp), Czeslaw Milosz, Tracie Morris, Thylias Moss, Henry Real Bird, Lou Reed, Naomi Shihab Nye, Everton Sylvester, Sparrow, Derek Walcott, Sue Wallis ; and many more.
- Technical Details:
- VHS format.
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