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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Ray Joshua (Saul Williams), a talented black poet from the Washington, D.C., projects, is arrested on petty drug charges and thrown into the black hole that is the D.C. jail. There he meets the two people who can redirect his life: a prison gang leader and a beautiful female poet teaching a self-expression class for inmates.

Cast: Saul Williams , Sonja Sohn , Bonz Malone , Lawrence Wilson , Beau Sia , Andre Taylor , Momolu Stewart , Richard Stratton

Director: Marc Levin

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Trimark Pictures

Slam (1998)

Release Date: October 9th, 1998|1 hr. 43 min.

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