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Slam: The Book

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Directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Marc Levin, Slam came in under the radar to become the surprise hit of Sundance. A gritty, inspiring portrait of urban poverty and the redemptive power of art, "Slam . . . seizes hold of your imagination", wrote Sundance juror Owen Gleiberman in Entertainment Weekly. "It's the kind of movie that makes you believe in ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Grove Press
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Nov 03, 2009 Cynicali rated it really liked it
The movie was my introduction to slam poetry, an event that I consider (with no amount of hyperbole) to have changed my life.

This only adds. The diaries of those involved in the making of the film only serve to propel the story forward. Life becoming art imitating life.

Simply wonderful, by the spoon or the pint.
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