First Run Features | Release Date: February 8, 2013
Summary: In this definitive documentary, director Christopher Felver crafts an incisive, sharply wrought portrait of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a catalyst for numerous literary careers and for the Beat movement itself. One-on-one interviews with Ferlinghetti, made over the course of a decade, touch upon various characters and events that began to unfold in postwar America including the publication of Allen Ginsberg's Howl, William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch, and Jack Kerouac's On the Road as well as the divisive events of the Vietnam war, the sexual revolution, and this country's perilous march towards intellectual and political bankruptcy. [First Run Features]
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Runtime: 73 min
Rating: Not Rated
Official Site: http://firstrunfeatures.com/ferlinghetti/
Production: Felver Photography
Genres: Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jun 11, 2013
Director Credit
Christopher Felver Director
Cast Credit
Allen Ginsberg Himself
Amiri Baraka Himself
Anne Waldman Herself
Billy Collins Himself
David Amram Himself
Dennis Hopper Himself
Erik Bauersfeld Himself
George Whitman Cast
Herbert Gold Himself
Jack Hirschman Himself
Jean-Jacques Lebel Himself
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Himself
Lorenzo Ferlinghetti Himself
Michael McClure Himself
Robert Scheer Himself
Producer Credit
Bruce Ricker Associate Producer
Robert Berman Associate Producer
Steve Kotton Associate Producer