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Al Purdy was Here

Al Purdy rode boxcars and worked factories before becoming Canada's essential poet?its Bukowski and its Whitman. Fifteen years after his death, family secrets emerge as his legacy is celebrated by artists including Leonard Cohen, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Bruce Cockburn, Gordon Pinsent, Gord Downie, Joseph Boyden and Tayna Tagaq.


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When: Thu. Oct. 20, 2016 7:30 PM
Where: Violet Crown
Director: Brian Johnson
In Person Guest: Brian Johnson
Origin: Canada
Genre: Documentary Feature, International, Poets Corner
Runtime: 94

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