America by Allen Ginsberg

An impressive videopoem apparently made for a high school English class. I particularly like how the young filmmaker asserts herself as a kind of alternate-history author of the poem. It seems in keeping with the poem’s own speculative interests.

poem “America” by Allen Ginsberg
directed by Sydney Gross
starring Sydney Gross
special thanks to Sabah Light and Ashley Langley
project for Mr. Locke’s class

One Comment

  1. Reply
    Peter 14 February, 2013

    Wow. What a convincing and consistent tone. If I’m the college admissions officer, I don’t need to see the transcript or the essay.

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