Saturday, July 19, 2014

Watch Trailer For "Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton"

The life of experimental filmmaker and poet
James Broughton (left, with his partner Joel singer)
 is explored in Big Joy.
Craig Takeuchi has great info about queer films being shown in the Vancouver area including a French comedy-adventure from director Alain Guiraudie called, The King of Escape and Alejandro Jodoroswky's surrealist opus The Dance of Reality

One of the more interesting films being shown, however, is the biographical film, Big Joy: The Adventures of James BroughtonTakeuchi writes: "James Broughton was an American poet and filmmaker who became a pioneering figure in both experimental cinema and the gay rights movement. While he explored unmitigated ecstasy and a lust for life in his work, the film reveals his dark side, and the impact that had on his loved ones."

Watch the trailer for Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton. Big Joy is a feature length biographical documentary about revolutionary poet and filmmaker James Broughton. Produced by Stephen Silha and directed by Eric Slade Visit the website at: