The Maysles Cinema Presents the 15th Anniversary Celebration of SLAM, Part of a 4-Day Masterclass with Marc Levin (December 5-8, 2013)
On December 5th, the Maysles Cinema brings you the film that captivated critics and judges from Sundance to Cannes and turned slam poetry into the global phenomenon it is today: Marc Levin's SLAM. Join Saul Williams, Sonja Sohn, Bonz Malone, Bob Holman, Liza Jessie Peterson, Richard Stratton and Marc Levin at the Dempsey Auditorium in Harlem for the 15th Anniversary of this seminal film and the first gathering of the talent behind it since 1998.
In the nights to follow, the Maysles Cinema will journey back through Levin's decades of filmmaking with works that explore defining themes in our collective psyche: race, class, politics, religion and urban identity—theme…
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