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Beatnik Film Stars: The Beat Generation on Screen

The original Beats were obsessed with the power of the written word and had very little time for the moving image. However, its three main figureheads, authors Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, and Allan Ginsberg, have inspired and influenced generations of filmmakers. Their non-conformist lifestyles and groundbreaking approach to creativity has never been an easy thing [...]