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The United States of poetry

Title
The United States of poetry [videorecording] / Washington Square Films ; Independent Television Service ; producer/creators, Joshua Blum, Bob Holman ; director, Mark Pellington.
Publication
[Miami Lake, Fla.] : KQED Video, c1996.

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Description
2 videocassettes (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in. +
Subject
Note
  • Title from container.
Credits (note)
  • Production design, Steve Kimmel ; editor, Adam Schwartz ; music, Tomandandy.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
Contents
[v. 1] Land and the people. Day in the life. American dream -- [v. 2] Love and sex. Word.
ISBN
0912333944 (set)
Title
The United States of poetry [videorecording] / Washington Square Films ; Independent Television Service ; producer/creators, Joshua Blum, Bob Holman ; director, Mark Pellington.
Imprint
[Miami Lake, Fla.] : KQED Video, c1996.
System Details
VHS.
Credits
Production design, Steve Kimmel ; editor, Adam Schwartz ; music, Tomandandy.
Summary
Sixty short films that illustrate individual poems. Recited by their creators. Includes Amrir Baraka, Joseph Brodsky, Jimmy Carter, Sandra Ciseros, Leonard Cohen, Wanda Coleman, Rita Dove, Maggie Estep, Lawrence Ferlingnetti, Michael Franti, Allen Ginsburg, John S. Hall, Jenny Holzer, Jack Kerouac (read by Johnny Depp), Czeslaw Milosz, Tracie Shihab Nhe, Everton Sylvester, Sparrow, Derek Walcott, Sue Wallace ... [et al.]
Added Author
Blum, Joshua.
Holman, Bob, 1948-
Pellington, Mark.
Washington Square Films, Inc.
Independent Television Service.
Branch Call Number
VC 811.008 U
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