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A Place of Truth: The Trailer

Setting up her typewriter on streets across the country, 21-year-old Abi Mott taps out poetry that captures people’s lives with stunning clarity. In “A Place of Truth,” director Barrett Rudich creates an intriguing portrait of a millennial woman bringing her charm, intuition and courage to the daunting task of being a busking poet.


  • Winner of Audience Award for Best Feature

    — 2013 Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

  • Winner of Best Documentary Film

    — 2014 Emerge Film Festival

  • Winner of Best Biography Film

    — 2014 New Hope Film Festival

  • Abi finds her spot on St. Mark’s Place in New York’s East Village.

  • Ashley comments on the role of travel in Abi’s life and work.

  • Poet Lynn Gentry has some notion of why people come to San Francisco.

  • Drew Nungesser reads a poem that was just written for him by Abi.


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