Left Lane: On the Road with Folk Poet Alix Olson (2004)

Genres - Culture & Society, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Gender Issues, Performance Art, Social Issues  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

Take to the road with internationally renowned folk poet and progressive queer artist/activist Alix Olson and manager/filmmaker Samantha Farinella in this intimate portrait that follows the duo across the country while highlighting spoken word performances and fueling the never-ending struggle to promote independent thought. Igniting and inspiring audiences wherever she may travel, Olson uses her witty and sympathetic voice to highlight a grassroots struggle against intolerance that is as entertaining as it is poignant.



behind-the-scenes, defiance, grassroots, left-wing, on-the-road, optimism, poet, spoken-word