Maine Public Community Films

The Song of the Broad Axe

Special | 30m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

An iconic object is used to explore the lives of people who have chosen to live a more purposeful life; one that involves using an axe on a daily basis. The film consists of a series of vignettes structured around the theme of building a life for yourself, through the lines of Walt Whitman’s 1856 poem "Song of the Broad Axe."

Aired: 08/09/18

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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