The poets

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  • Title from title frames.
  • Originally released in [2017].
  • A documentary that follows two acclaimed West African poets, and lifelong friends, Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare as they travel through their home countries of Sierra Leone and Nigeria to explore what has shaped their art. The Poets is an exploration of how art is shaped by life experiences, and of the power and urgency of art in the face of political adversity.
  • Closed captioning available.
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