The Renegade Legacy of Bleecker and MacDougal

Fri, May 19, 2023

A look at how the ground-breaking Beat poetry and folk movements that came out of a few small cafes on Bleecker and MacDougal streets in New York City changed the politics and culture of a nation, and how a new generation is using their own original music and poetry in contemporary protest movements. Filled with appearances by iconic legends, this documentary celebrates creativity, protest, and original ways to fight conformity. Followed by a Q&A with producer Karen Kramer. READ MORE ABOUT THE FILM

About the Producer
Karen Kramer is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been seen in over 150 venues throughout the world.

About the Host
Michelle Everette has a BA in English from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and wears many hats; Michelle is a teacher assistant at a downtown charter school, a freelance writer for Triad City Beat, and a poet with various publications in various small literary magazines.