"The Source"- Biographical Look at the lives of poets Gregory Corso, Allan Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac. Has good insight into their lives and the history of the time
"Slam" - a young man reclaims his soul and discovers a way to express his anger and his sensitive side and all of his emotions including love through poetry in this movie that my students adore.
"Poetic Justice" - Tupac Shakur stars in this love story with Janet Jackson (a poet) who try to make sense of their life in the LA ghetto.
"Voices and Visions"- a documentary of the life and times of Walt Whitman.
"Dead Poet's Society"- Robin Williams stars as an inspirational and rebellious teacher at a stuffy boarding school in the 1950's using poetry to free young men of the trappings of society and the expectations of their parents.