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Howl Poster


In San Francisco in 1957 Allen Ginsberg's epochal (and enduring) poem "Howl" was put on trial for obscenity. Ron Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman have made an intelligent, impassioned, multi-layered film about the trial, the poem and the poet as harbingers of social revolution in America.

1hr 30mins long

Treat Williams
Sean Patrick Reilly
Rob Epstein
Mary-Louise Parker
Jon Prescott
Jon Hamm
Jeffrey Friedman
Jeff Daniels
James Franco
David Strathairn
Bob Balaban
Alessandro Nivola
Aaron Tvei