An impressionistic documentary about legendary poet Diane di Prima, the most famous female poet of the Beat Generation, di Prima was named Poet Laureate of San Francisco in 2009. "The Poetry Deal: a film with Diane di Prima" is the only film exclusively about her, and it showcases her fierce, funny, and philosophical essence while featuring many archival and live poetry readings. Di Prima's life and work have been celebrated around the world. When di Prima passed away in October 2020, worldwide memorials and media coverage commemorating her work demonstrated how many lives she touched.