Landmark Obscenity Trial: HOWL film and discussion, Friday 9/24

By |2020-01-03T13:38:35-05:00September 23rd, 2010|Blog|

Beat-icon Allen Ginsberg is getting a resurgence of attention, 13 years after his death at the age of 70. A movie based on the story behind Ginsberg's signature poem, HOWL, opens this Friday, September 24. It stars James Franco as the young poet embroiled in a 1957 obscenity trial over the poem, which ended in a landmark win for free [...]