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Big joy : the adventures of James Broughton

Author: Stephen SilhaDawn LogsdonEric SladeJames BroughtonIan HinkleAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Broughton was at the center of San Francisco when the city exploded with artistic expression. His remarkable story spans the post-war San Francisco renaissance, his escape to Europe during the McCarthy years, the acclaim he received for his films and poetry, finding his soul mate at age 61, and finally, his ascendancy as a highly revered figure in the sexual liberation movement.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: James Broughton; James Broughton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Silha; Dawn Logsdon; Eric Slade; James Broughton; Ian Hinkle; Art Adams, (Cinematographer); Kyung Lee, (Film editor); Jami Sieber; Evan Schiller; Michael A Mann; Davey Havok; Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Armistead Maupin; Anna Halprin; George Kuchar; Keith Hennessy; Kino Lorber, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 879615259
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally produced in 2013.
Bonus features include deleted scenes, extra interviews and stories, Keith Hennessey presentation, poetry readings, theatrical trailer, short film: The golden positions (1971) by James Broughton, poetry from Big Joy (PDF)
Credits: Director: Eric Slade, Stephen Silhar, Dawn Logsdon ; cinematographer: Ian Hinkle, Art Adams ; music: Jami Sieber, Evan Schiller ; editor: Dawn Logsdon, Kyung Lee ; animation, Michael Mann.
Cast: James Broughton ; voice of James Broughton's journals, Davey Havok ; with Lawrence Ferlinghetti ; Armistead Maupin ; Anna Halprin ; George Kuchar ; Keith Hennessy.
Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color, with black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC format, regions 1-6, 8; stereo.
Other Titles: Adventures of James Broughton
Golden positions (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Frisky Divinity Productions presents ; produced & directed by Stephen Silha & Eric Slade.

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James Broughton was at the center of San Francisco when the city exploded with artistic expression. His remarkable story spans the post-war San Francisco renaissance, his escape to Europe during the McCarthy years, the acclaim he received for his films and poetry, finding his soul mate at age 61, and finally, his ascendancy as a highly revered figure in the sexual liberation movement.

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Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

(EMRO user published 2014-06-26 ) Very Good Permalink
This DVD chronicles the life of James Broughton, experimental filmmaker and poet, whose films were well ahead of their time. Broughton was a leader of the San Francisco artistic renaissance in the late 1940s, and helped to launch the Beat movement in the late 1950s. His films celebrated sexuality and...
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