Right On!: Poetry on Film (1970)

Genres - Culture & Society, Language & Literature, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Performance Art, Race & Ethnicity, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Dan Pavlides

Three black poets recite their original work from streets, alleys and rooftops. Gylan Kain, David Nelson, and Felipe Luciano are the self proclaimed "guerilla poets" who recount 400 years of prejudice, slavery and physical and emotional imprisonment.



poetry, African-American, blues-music, gospel-music, injustice, jazz, reading [recitation], soul-music, spoken-word, struggle