Traces the Beats from Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac's meeting in 1944 at Columbia University to the deaths of Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs in 1997. Three actors provide dramatic ... See full summary »
Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence.... See full summary »
This is not just some short, music video-like films about poems, most of the poems are read by the authors as images strengthen their words. I would recommend this too any English teacher working today, as well as frustrated writers out there who say that poetry is dead. This short series is inspiring.
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