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The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg

Directed by Jerry Aronson
United States, 1994
Documentary, Biography, Gay & Lesbian

Synopsis

Allen Ginsberg, the founding father of beat poetry, attacked authoritarianism through his poems and political activism. This documentary chronicles Ginsberg’s life from his childhood days in New Jersey to his years spent at Columbia University.

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The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg
Directed by Jerry Aronson

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1993 | Documentary (Grand Jury Prize)

International Documentary Association

1993 | Winner: IDA Award