Violet Crown Theater
1606 Alcaldesa St, Santa Fe NM 87501
Santa Fe Independent Film Festival Presents Al Purdy was Here Directed by Brian Johnson
Synopsis: Al Purdy rode boxcars and worked factories before becoming Canada's essential poet—its Bukowski and its Whitman. Fifteen years after his death, family secrets emerge as his legacy is celebrated by artists including Leonard Cohen, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Bruce Cockburn, Gordon Pinsent, Gord Downie, Joseph Boyden and Tayna Tagaq.