Slamnation the sport of spoken word / Slammin' Entertainment ; produced by Paul Devlin, Tom Poole, Michael Shaw ; directed by Paul Devlin

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Subjects: Poetry slams
Poetry--Competitions
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Filmed literary readings
Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated
Edition: Uncensored
Published: [New York, N.Y.] : Docurama : distributed by New Video Group, [2005]
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Titles: Slam nation
Additional Authors: Devlin, Paul, 1963-
Williams, Saul
Sia, Beau
Da Schemer, Mums
Moore, Jessica Care
Mali, Taylor
Poole, Tom
Shaw, Michael
Slammin' Entertainment (Firm)
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group
Notes: ISBN: 0767085930
ISBN: 9780767085939
UPC: 767685974933
DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital stereo
Cast: Saul Williams, Beau Sia, Mums Da Schemer, Jessica Care Moore, Taylor Mali
Credits: Director of photography, John Anderson ; editor, Paul Devlin ; music, Chris Parker, James O'Connell, John Kayne
DVD release of the 1998 motion picture
MPAA rating: Not rated
Summary: Before Russell Simmons' Def Poety Jam, Slamnation captured the cutthroat world of spoken-word poetry. The film follows Saul Williams and three other top poets as they make their way to the National Poetry Slam, the Super Bowl of poetry
Special features: original Slammin' TV pilot; "Special Play" mode with complete, uncut versions of all poems; filmmaker commentary with Slam founder Marc Smith and slam champ Taylor Mali; bonus poems; filmmaker biography; theatrical trailer
Contents: Disc 1. Main feature -- Disc 2. Bonus disc
OCLC Number: 62157579
ISBN/ISSN: 0767085930
9780767085939
7676859749