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Committing Poetry in Times of War

2007 Rated NR 1hr 50m

Free speech is put to the test in this award-winning documentary that tells the story of Bill Nevins, a high school teacher and poetry coach who was suspended and ultimately fired for standing up in support of his students' antiwar poems. In the end, Nevins's plight ignited a powerful free-speech movement that united the efforts of artists, poets and musicians in his community, who boldly fought back against censorship and police brutality.

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Cast: Bill Nevins

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; additional poetry performanes; additional featurettes.