OTL: Patti Smith – Electric Poet.
8 January, 2023Time
Doors @ 1.30PMCost
Dirs. Anne Cutaia, Sophie Peyrard / France / 2022 / 54 mins
Landing in New York upon the ashes of post-hippie culture, twenty-year-old Patti Smith, will upset all the existing codes: cliché rock’n’roll, the overly prosaic poetry, the perpetually elitist culture, and the restrictive idea of gender.
During her fifty-year career, with only one commercial hit, she achieved the feat of becoming a living legend without ever leaving the fringes of society. A punk at heart, she positions art as a political force and freedom as a necessity.
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