PAFF 2013 Review - 'Talking With The Taxman About Poetry'

From Shadow and Act Tue Feb 12 2013, 01:31:48

My screening of Lamont Pierre's, "Talking with the Taxman about Poetry," had all the trappings of a mysterious blind date. I did not know anything about the films storyline, I did not know anything about the director, and I did not have concrete intentions of actually seeing the film. It all happened by happenstance. Yet, I screened it, and I was deeply inspired by it, and I believe that you should catch it while you can at the 2013 Pan African Film Festival. The film tells a story about a writer named Theodore (Kareem Ferguson). He is an eccentric, intelligent, and depressed writer. He financially supports himself as a teacher. This film begins...

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