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We Are Poets

In the age of Facebook and digital communication, an unlikely group of British teenagers have chosen to define themselves through one of the most ancient, and potent, forms of culture out there - the spoken poem. `We Are Poets` intimately follows the lives and words of the UK`s multi-ethnic noughties generation as the Leeds youth poetry team prepare for a transformational journey of a lifetime, from the red bricked backstreets of inner city North England, to a stage in front of the White House at Brave New Voices - America`s most prestigious poetry slam event. Anyone tempted to dismiss today`s youth as politically apathetic layabouts better pay heed - here is electrifying evidence to the contrary.

1hr 20mins long