San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Bring your gift of rhyme and flow to this amazing film screening and poetry slam!
Barrett Ballroom, SJSU Student Union
San Jose State University
Doors open: 6:00pm
Film starts: 6:30pm
Poetry Slam: 7:30-9:00pm
Lemon: When Lemon Anderson held a Tony Award in his hands for his work in Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, it was close to a miracle. This poet/performer was a three-time felon who'd achieved more than anyone could have ever imagined. But when the show closed, he lost everything and moved his wife and two small daughters back to the projects. In desperation, he turned to the only thing he had left – his pen and his past. Lemon follows one man's journey to bring his life story to the New York stage while battling his darkest demons.
Watch a Preview: http://youtu.be/8N9AwQCZrao
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