Publisher: Grove Press; 1st edition (October 1, 1998)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.5 MB
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Set in a war-zone housing undertaking referred to as evade urban and within the notorious Washington, D.C., urban penal complex, Slam tells the tale of Ray Joshua, a skilled younger poet and rapper who's busted on petty drug fees and sucked into the black gap of the legal justice method. In reformatory, Ray meets Lauren, a volunteer instructing a writing type for the prisoners. She encourages Ray to exploit his reward to provide voice to the pain of a iteration of younger males who've been thrown away. And this booklet is greater than only a screenplay. It additionally comprises the poetry featured within the movie, in addition to behind-the-scenes filmmakers' and actors' diaries telling the tale of the making of Slam in a two-week guerilla shoot contained in the partitions of the D.C. reformatory and at the killing streets of the Anacostia housing initiatives in southeast Washington, D.C.