Our Words Collide

Showings

Pruneyard Cinemas #7 Thu, Aug 25 6:45 PM
Pruneyard Cinemas #7 Fri, Aug 26 11:20 AM
Pruneyard Cinemas #7 Tue, Aug 30 12:25 PM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Runtime (minutes):95
Premiere Status:SF-San Jose Bay Area Premiere
Genre:Documentary
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Tyris Winter
Cassady Lopez
Virginia Villalta
Amari Turner
Jason Alvarez
Director:Jordan W. Barrow & Matt Edwards
Executive Producer:Rosario Dawson
Diane Luby Lane
Samual Curtis
Producer(s):Jordan W. Barrow & Matt Edwards
Cinematography:Jordan W. Barrow & Matt Edwards
Editor:Jordan W. Barrow & Matt Edwards

Description

Executive Produced by Cinquest Maverick Spirit recipient Rosario Dawson, OUR WORDS COLLIDE is a feature documentary following the lives of five teenage ‘spoken word’ poets in Los Angeles. A coming of age story, the film documents the poets as they navigate their final year of high school, exploring many of the challenges facing young people today – including identity and expression, transitioning into adulthood and overcoming mental health issues – through the unique prism of their poetry. The film highlights the poets of the Get Lit program – a non-profit organization in Los Angeles educating and empowering young people through poetry.

Additional Information

This Film Presented by

and in Honor of
JIM BOYCE & KRIS OTIS