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To Be Heard

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Chronicles four years in the lives of three teenagers from New York's South Bronx who transform their lives through poetry.


Directors: Edwin Martinez , Deborah Shaffer , Amy Sultan , Roland Legiardi-Laura

Genres: Documentary

To Be Heard (2010)

Release Date: October 21st, 2011|1 hr. 27 min.

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  • This brisk but full documentary about students at a Bronx high school taking a class that promotes literacy and poetry slams is, like its subjects, multifaceted, sometimes sad but ultimately inspiring. show more

  • This arc may sound particularly familiar on paper, but To Be Heard finds the unique passions and heartaches in all three stories, allowing the viewer to become invested in whatever outcome befalls each subject. show more

  • Spanning four years, To Be Heard has a large enough scope to map its subjects' rocky road to reinvention, concentrating on various bumps along the way. show more

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