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5 Netflix Streaming Titles You May Not Know Are Available & May Want To Check Out (9/25/13)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act September 25, 2013 at 5:24PM

As usual... These aren't necessarily recommendations. Consider the list more of an FYI - films we've talked about on this site, at one time or another, that are now streaming on Netflix, that you might want to check out for yourselves.
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Louder Than A Bomb

3 - An acclaimed feature doc titled Louder Than A Bomb, follows the more than six hundred teenagers from over sixty Chicago area schools, who gather every year for the world’s largest youth poetry slam, a competition known as “Louder Than a Bomb." 

Founded in 2001, "Louder Than a Bomb" is a youth poetry slam built around teams, rather than emphasize individual poets and performances, essentially demanding that the kids work collaboratively with their peers, presenting, critiquing, and rewriting their pieces.

Winner of 17 film festival prizes, including ten audience awards, and hailed as one of the ten best documentaries of 2011 by Roger Ebert, the film, chronicles the "stereotype-confounding" stories of four teams as they prepare for and compete in the 2008 event.

Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel, of the Chicago-based production team Siskel/Jacobs Productions, are the film’s producers and directors.

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