a feature documentary film--COMING SOON

A Late Style of Fire

larry levis, american poet

Our film is an OFFICIAL SELECTION at TWO elite film festivals and will be making its world premiere in California -- announcements coming in September!

The brilliant writing and troubled life of Californian Larry Levis came to an abrupt halt when he died at age 49. Is self-destruction required for a serious life of art? Featuring an original score by Iron and Wine and film excerpts by award-winning Spanish filmmaker Lois Patiño, this innovative documentary explores his childhood working alongside Mexican-American field hands, three marriages, friendships with America’s greatest poets, and his own words for answers.

Featured poets include US Poet Laureate Philip Levine, US Poet Laureate Charles Wright, Carolyn Forché, David St. John, Carol Muske-Dukes, Norman Dubie, Colleen McElroy, Gerald Stern, Stanley Plumly,

Kathleen Graber, and more.


› October world premiere in CA - to be announced soon!

​› second screening announced late September

Latest News


20.august.2016 update
Good news coming soon! Our film is an official selection at an elite film festival and will be making its world premiere--to be announced shortly!

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