Lizz Straight

Poet, Activist & Radio Show Host

I think it’s a poet’s responsibility to always speak as if they are the voice of the people...we have a responsibility to society, to the world and to the struggle to keep forwarding a revolutionary message...
— Lizz Straight
Lizz Straight

Lizz Straight: Portrait of a Poet

A Documentary    ∫∫∫   Director: Sateesh

Project Background

It was an honor to film the beauty of Lizz's poetry & powerfully articulated perspective basically because she's just real. Reading about her 'Poetry Is...Prison Tour,' brought me to tears. How many people show real love to people that society tends to disregard? Portrait of a Poet was an official selection of the Hollywood Black Film Festival.