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Louder Than a Bomb

  • Release Date: May 18, 2011
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 39 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Greg Jacobs

Synopsis

Louder Than a Bomb tells the story of four Chicago high school poetry teams as they prepare to compete in the world's largest youth slam. By turns hopeful and heartbreaking, the film captures the turbulent lives of these unforgettable kids, exploring the ways writing shapes their world, and vice versa. Louder Than a Bomb is not about "high school poetry" as we often think of it. It's about language as a joyful release, irrepressibly talented teenagers obsessed with making words dance. While the topics...more

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