Louder Than a Bomb

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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age 14+

Teens perform poetry in inspiring docu; some cursing.

NR 2010 100 minutes

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age 11+

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age 11+

Amazing and inspiring

A compelling and eye-opening experience of Chicago-area high school students' journey of making art and being in community. This is a wonderful family film for tweens and up, with the caveat that there is some swearing, poetry that explores a relationship with a controlling father, poetry that imagines a school shooting from the point of view of the shooter (but also expands to broader themes), but in my opinion, all stuff that an 11-year old or precocious 10-year old could handle and enjoy. Am amazing film for illustrating and opening discussion about issues related to race and class, as well. Just so you know, we try not to watch things before our kids are old enough - we are very cautious about this kind of thing.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing

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