This documentary reveals Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s role as catalyst for numerous literary careers and for the Beat movement itself. His City Lights Bookstore remains an iconic literary institution that embodies social change and literary freedom. Directed by Christopher Felver and featuring Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Dennis Hopper, Billy Collins, Dave Eggers, Anne Waldman, Bob Dylan, Bill Morgan, and many more (73 min, 2009).
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg.
Free matinee screenings are presented in conjunction with the Museum’s admission-free first Tuesdays of the month.
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