Staceyann Chin (2001)

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Poetry Slam, a subcultural entertainment, first appeared in Chicago in the 1980s, and has since been a stimulus to poetry the world over. Judges are chosen from the audience to rate the ... See full summary »

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Ulrik Wivel

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Molly Howe Molly Howe ... Cad
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Poetry Slam, a subcultural entertainment, first appeared in Chicago in the 1980s, and has since been a stimulus to poetry the world over. Judges are chosen from the audience to rate the poems. Each poet has a time limit of three minutes. One of the stars of the genre is Staceyann Chin, born in Jamaica and living in New York. The film captures her high tempo performance and situations from her personal life. Chin talks of the pain she has experienced from her parents' desertion. In her Poetry Slam performances she finds an outlet for her anxieties and discontents Written by Anonymous

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Denmark

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English

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