Shot over 11 years by renowned fashion photographer Steven Sebring, this documentary is an intimate portrait of the legendary rocker, poet and artist. Following Smith's personal reflections over a decade, the film explores her many art forms and the friends and poets who inspired her -- William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan, Robert Mapplethorpe and Michael Stipe. She emerges as a crucial, contemporary link between the Beats, punks and today's music. Shot in lush, dark tones, featuring rare performance clips and narrated by the artist herself, "Patti Smith: Dream of Life" is an impressionistic journal of a multi-faceted artist that underscores her unique place in American culture.
S30 Ep6: Memories of a Penitent HeartS30 Ep5: Joe's ViolinOur Voices Are Rarely HeardS30 Ep1: 4.1 MilesPink BoyMarathonStoryCorps Shorts: School's OutMy Gal, RosemarieStoryCorps Shorts: The BookmobileStoryCorps Shorts: DrivenStoryCorps Shorts: The Saint of Dry CreekS28 Ep12: Hotel 22StoryCorps Shorts: Clean StreetsStoryCorps: Traffic StopStoryCorps Shorts: A More Perfect UnionStoryCorps Shorts: 1st Squad, 3rd PlatoonStoryCorps Shorts: The Nature of WarStoryCorps Shorts: The Last ViewingStoryCorps Shorts: A Good ManGood Soil
Vermont PBS educates, informs, entertains and inspires Vermonters to be lifelong learners and engaged in their community.
Vermontpbs.org proudly supported in part by...