Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder (2009)
Release : 2009-04-01
Genre : Documentary
Runtime : 73 minutes
Cast : Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Dennis Hopper, Allen Ginsberg, Billy Collins, Michael McClure, Amiri Baraka
Descriptions Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder
The poet and painter, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, is among the world’s living monuments to arts and letters. For well over a half century, Ferlinghetti helped shape the currents of poetry and literature with his forceful engagement with society and an ideological position that often found him at odds with the political currents of his day. Ferlinghetti’s quiet, behind the scenes demeanor and disarming mien may have assuaged, or even fooled, certain opponents, while in reality he was a literary mercenary, a rebel at the forefront of our own cultural revolution.