Saturday, 9 June 2012

The Poetry Deal: Diane di Prima

  film by Melanie LaRosa

The Poetry Deal is an impressionistic documentary on the life and work of legendary poet Diane di Prima. It is a 26 minute celebration of poetry, imagination, rebellion and artistic integrity.

I Broke Filmmaking Rules to Capture Anarchist Poet

When the director started making a film about unsung female Beat poet Diane di Prima, she was cautioned against showing too many poetry readings. "It wouldn't be visual enough. It would be boring." But the clips were too electrifying to resist.
 ~ Melanie LaRosa, WeNews,  read more here

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