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1 hr. 13 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Christopher Felver examines the life and work of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, painter and political activist.

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Director: Christopher Felver

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

Ferlinghetti (2009)

Release Date: April 23rd, 2009|1 hr. 13 min.

critic reviews (8)
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  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Sadly, the film gets mired in traditionalism, something the man himself always railed against. But worth a look for seeing intellectual bravery (still) at work. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Considering the importance of the still active 93-year-old poet’s art and social activism, the film seems slight and discursive, more of an introduction than a definitive portrait. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    ‘A brave man and a brave poet.” That’s Bob Dylan talking about Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, painter, publisher, anarchist, civil libertarian — in this lively documentary by Christopher Felver. show more

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