Category Archives: Slam Poetry

Slammin’ – David Mills – “Thomas’ Promises”

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David Mills performs his poem “Thomas’ Promises” from Paul Devlin’s TV pilot Slammin’, the pre-cursor to his movie SlamNation.

Slam Poetry melds the art of writing and the art of performance in the context of a good old fashion brawl.  SlamNation is the seminal film of this literary movement.

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SlamNation – Bill Macmillan – “One Piper”

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Bill MacMillan performs his poem “One Piper” from Paul Devlin’s SlamNation.
 
 
Slam Poetry melds the art of writing and the art of performance in the context of a good old fashion brawl.  SlamNation is the seminal film of this literary movement.
 

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SlamNation – NYC Team Rehearsals

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In SlamNation there are many candid behind-the-scenes of the New York team, including great moments when they rehearse for the finals. Many poets have told me that they look on enviously: “I wish people could see OUR rehearsals. AMAZING things happen.”
 
 
We gave poet muMs da Schemer a camera to capture the intimate moments of his team. He shots hours of footage. Here’s an outtake with experimental editing of footage from the camera left recording on a table.
 

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SlamNation – Corey Cokes – “Beneath the Surface”

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Corey Cokes performs his poem “Beneath the Surface” from Paul Devlin’s SlamNation.
 
 
Slam Poetry melds the art of writing and the art of performance in the context of a good old fashion brawl.  SlamNation is the seminal film of this literary movement.
 

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SlamNation – Floyd Jensen – “Leonard’s Hill”

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Floyd Jensen performs his poem “Leonard’s Hill” from Paul Devlin’s SlamNation.
 
 
Slam Poetry melds the art of writing and the art of performance in the context of a good old fashion brawl.  SlamNation is the seminal film of this literary movement.
 

Buy or stream digitally on VHX
SlamNation DVD 
SlamNation Trailer

 

 

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