A Late Style of Fire: Larry Levis, American Poet

Saturday, November 5
3:45 PM

Other : St. Anne's-Belfield
Add To Calendar 20161105 15:45 20161105 17:45 America/New_York VFF: A Late Style of Fire: Larry Levis, American Poet

Larry Levis, one of the most influential and decorated poets of his time, suffered a fatal heart attack at the young age of 49. With an original score by Iron and Wine, this innovative documentary explores his brilliant writing and sometimes troubled life. A series of conversations between friends, family, and contemporaries reveals this Richmond-based poet’s childhood working alongside Mexican-American field hands in California, his three marriages, and his friendships with America’s greatest poets. A Late Style of Fire weaves together a beautiful retelling of a life embodying the risks and triumphs that come with devoting one’s self to art. Discussion with director Michele Poulos


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