A Place of Truth

A Place of Truth

A street poet’s journey begins in her hometown. Heartbroken from an ended relationship, she heads to New Mexico to heal. With only $60, she finds a ride to San Francisco and meets a busking poet […]

Pixel Poetry

Pixel Poetry

In this film, through the voices of many within the industry, we discuss the benefits that video games have created for everyday people, as well as the challenges they have faced in being legitimized as […]

Leonie

Leonie

In the lush tradition of Merchant and Ivory comes the true life story of Leonie Gilmour (Emily Mortimer) and her son, Isamu Noguchi, whose lives crossed continents, wars and cultures, embodied with courage and passion […]

2nd Verse

2nd Verse

2nd Verse explores urban teen life in the San Francisco Bay Area through the rising popularity of poetry and Spoken Word. Although poetry is the unifying characteristic that brings these young people together, the film […]

Lemon

Lemon

When three-time felon Lemon Andersen held a Tony Award for his work in Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, he thought he’d finally made it. Out of the Projects. Off the streets. Onto the right side […]

Black Butterflies

Black Butterflies

Poetry, politics, madness, and desire collide in the true story of the woman hailed as South Africa’s finest poet. In 1960s Cape Town, as Apartheid steals the expressive rights of blacks and whites alike, young […]

The Man on the Train

The Man on the Train

The English-language remake of Patrice Leconte’s award-winning French film of the same name, Man on the Train stars Donald Sutherland (Ordinary People, Pride and Prejudice) and musician Larry Mullen Jr. in his acting debut. A […]

Poetry In Motion

Poetry In Motion

Called the “Woodstock of Poetry” by American Film, and “Dazzling” by the Los Angeles Times, POETRY IN MOTION is an unprecedented anthology of twenty-four leading North American poets who sing, chant, anything but “read” their […]

Slamnation

Slamnation

Before Russell Simmons’ highly acclaimed HBO series Def Poetry Jam, SLAMNATION captured the cutthroat world of spoken-word poetry with an “energy that pulses, snaps and crackles” (Chicago Tribune). Beginning in New York City at the […]