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Q&A with Marc Levin, Liza Jesse Peterson, Bob Holman and Bonz Malone

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A post-film discussion between filmmakers Marc Levin and Liza Jesse Peterson, poet Bob Holman, and author Bonz Malone following a screening of the new restoration of their 1998 feature, Slam.

Bonz Malone is a NYC graffiti writer who became a music and culture journalist for SPIN, The Source & Vibe magazine.

Bob Holman imported the Poetry Slam from Chicago to the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in 1989 where it ran for the next 25 years, when the cafe’s Nuyoricanstruction began and the Slam migrated to Bob’s current venue, the Bowery Poetry Club. During that time, Bob published 21 books, taught at 6 universities, created 2 PBS poetry series, and started Mouth Almighty/Mercury, the world’s only major spoken word record label.

Liza Jesse Peterson  is a playwright, actor, activist, and educator, celebrated for her one-woman show, “The Peculiar Patriot,”  her documentary film ANGOLA DO YOU HEAR US and her book “All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island.
Marc Levin director of SLAM, prolific indie filmmaker, multiple Emmy winner, currently out with AN AMERICAN BOMBING on HBO and MAX.

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