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Allen Ginsberg - Live In London

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  • Actors: Allen Ginsberg
  • Directors: Steve Teers
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: Exempt
  • Studio: Diva Pictures (Divapix)
  • DVD Release Date: 13 Jun. 2005
  • Run Time: 53 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • ASIN: B0009S9LPS
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 218,729 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
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Allen Ginsberg live in London is a DVD film of Beat poet Allen Ginsberg reading his poetry live on stage at Heaven nightclub London, October 19 1995. The film shows Allen Ginsberg on a large stage in a large underground club reading his poetry. It is a theatrical performance showing the mastery of Ginsberg's experience of reading his poetry live on stage. In front of an audience of around 1000 people it is an event, a real and historic happening. The audience hanging on his words. The event was the 2nd birthday of the underground club-night megatripolis. The film shows Allen Ginsberg performing his material from the 1970's White Shroud era to 80's Cosmopolitan Greetings and 90's new and unpublished poems. Please see the poetry list below. Sadly it was to be Ginsberg's final UK stage reading. Assisted on stage by UK poet Tom Pickard Ginsberg delivers a diverse performance, involving meditation, poetry and song. The dvd runs for 53 minutes being a testament to Ginsberg's longevity as a poet and performer. Running time 53 minutes. DVD rated 0. Plays on all DVD players. Filmed, edited and co-produced by Steve Teers of Diva Pictures, London. (www.divapix.co.uk). No extras. LIST OF POEMS ON THE DVD: Tibetan Invocation, Maturity - Highlights, American Sentences, Written in My Dream by W. C. Williams, Sphincter, London Dream Doors, Fifth Internationale, Personals Ad, Proclamation, Elephant in the Meditation Hall, Hum Bom! Put Down Your Cigarette Rag, Autumn Leaves, American Sentences, New Stanzas for Amazing Grace, After the Party, These Knowing Age, C'mon Pigs of Western Civilization, Eat More Grease! Excrement, Songs of Innocence - The Nurse's Song (by William Blake - singalong). Copyright © 1995 by Allen Ginsberg. Released with the kind permission of the Wylie Agency (UK) Ltd. All Rights Reserved ALLEN GINSBERG LIVE IN LONDON Some reviews of the DVD: ''the DVD is riveting. If you've not seen a Ginsberg performance it will give you a new insight into his poetry'' --Peter Howard (http://www.hphoward.demon.co.uk/reviews/ginsbergdvd.html ) ''As Jesus Christ said in a very different context, those who have ears for understanding let them understand.'' Mimmo, IO Film Review./(http://www.iofilm.co.uk/fm/a/allen_ginsberg_live_in_london_2005.shtml ) ''This is a terrific document, showing the old maestro in his later days, deeply enjoying the chance to send his poems and chants into a big hall packed with adoring fans.'' George Simmers, Snakeskin magazine./(http://homepages.nildram.co.uk/~simmers/115gins.htm)

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'this is a terrific document, showing the old maestro in his later days, deeply enjoying the chance to send his poems and chants into a big hall packed with adoring fans.' George Simmers, Snakeskin Magazine --George Simmers Snakeskin magazine
<br --George Simmers Snakeskin magazine

''As Jesus Christ said in a very different context, those who have ears for understanding let them understand.'' Mimmo, IO Film --(http://www.iofilm.co.uk/fm/a/allen_ginsberg_live_in_london_2005.shtml )

''the DVD is riveting. If you've not seen a Ginsberg performance it will give you a new insight into his poetry'' --Peter Howard --peter howard

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