Truth Underground

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Program: SDFF 2017

The lives of three outspoken poets intersect as they harness the power of the word. CJ Suitt confronts the racial injustice of a Southern black male. Kamaya Truitt-Martin competes in poetry slams across the country to heal a broken home. Jeremy Berggren employs art and poetry to cope with PTSD and to bear witness to the suffering of veterans. To quote the 19th-century poet John Keats said, “Truth is beauty,” and beauty is harsh.

Runtime: 68 minutes
Origin: USA