This passionate documentary tells the story of the war of the words known as the National Poetry Slam, the Super Bowl of spoken-word competition. Held in Portland, Oregon, the raw, humorous and insightful 1996 event saw the gathering of artists from around the country, including poetry slam champion Saul Williams, as well as top poets Beau Sia, muMs da Schemer, and Jessica Care Moore. 83 min. Soundtrack: English; alternate ending; audio commentary; biography; bonus footage; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; more. Two-disc set.