visionary, radical, spiritual seeker,
renowned poet, founding member
of a major literary movement,
champion of human rights, Buddhist,
political activist and teacher.
Allen Ginsberg’s remarkable life
challenged the very soul of America.
Academy Award nominated Director Jerry Aronson spent 25 years
accumulating more than 120 hours of film on Allen Ginsberg,
resulting in this comprehensive portrait of one of America’s
This deluxe 2-disc DVD set contains the Director’s cut of the award-
winning documentary updated and re-mastered. This DVD set
includes never-before seen material and historical interviews with
friends, family and contemporaries and the latest generation of
artists influenced by Ginsberg.
This 8 – hour compilation illuminates the last 60 years of American
culture and the uncertainties and possibilities of current times.