Available to watch on

A Place to Stand

5 (4 votes)

It's never too late to turn your life around. Inspired by the award-winning memoir, A Place to Stand is the incredible true story of how Jimmy Santiago Baca left behind a life of prison, drugs and crime to become a celebrated poet.

  • DirectorDaniel Glick
  • Runtime: 1 hr 23 min
  • StudioGravitas Ventures
  • QualityHD

Reviews about A Place to Stand

A Place to Stand
mary shaughnessy
Daniel Glick’s documentary offers an unflinching look at Jimmy Santiago ...

Daniel Glick’s documentary offers an unflinching look at Jimmy Santiago Baca’s unlikely transformation from an illiterate felon held in one of America’s most violent prisons to a nationally-renown poet who finds redemption behind bars through the painstaking process of learning to read and write. Enlivened by frank interviews with family members, fellow convicts and Baca advocates, this doc is an testament to the power of commitment and the resilience of the human spirit.

A Place to Stand
Jane Califf
Inspiring message

This inspiring movie shows that positive human transformation is possible despite an unfortunate childhood and a brutal prison environment; its message of hope can benefit all of us. Thank you!

A Place to Stand
James Friedman
Jimmy Baca was fortunate to have Mr Glick help him tell his story

A riveting story that needed to be to be told. Jimmy Baca was fortunate to have Mr Glick help him tell his story. A must watch.

A Place to Stand
Amazon Customer
Jimmy Santiago Baca speaks a language my soul knows and ...

Jimmy Santiago Baca speaks a language my soul knows and understands. He is an outstanding author, poet and human being.

A Place to Stand
Alice Moya
Bravo My Friends!

Never have I been so moved by this Documentary! I rented it on Fathers Day and had a few friends over! What a emotional roller coaster!I adore Jimmy and he and Daniel were superb in putting this together! I highly recommend this to ALL!

Whoops, looks like something went wrong.