Ferlinghetti Poster


Release Date: April 23rd, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 13 min.

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



Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

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  • 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

  • ‘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

  • Christopher Felver is too reverent to properly convey the invigoratingly profane, angry messiness of the sense of community that Lawrence Ferlinghetti and his peers too briefly brought to life. show more

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