Roy Cohn/Jack Smith

Roy Cohn/Jack Smith

Director: Jill Godmilow, Anita Thacher

Cast: Coco McPherson

     
 
Based on a popular one-man play and filmed in a single day at the theatrical space the Kitchen in 1993, this avant-garde drama contrasts the lives of two famous homosexuals, both of whom died of AIDS in the 1980s. Both men are played by original castmember Ron Vawter. Roy Cohn was a gay-bashing right-wing lawyer and a steadfast protector of the "American Family." He

Overview

Based on a popular one-man play and filmed in a single day at the theatrical space the Kitchen in 1993, this avant-garde drama contrasts the lives of two famous homosexuals, both of whom died of AIDS in the 1980s. Both men are played by original castmember Ron Vawter. Roy Cohn was a gay-bashing right-wing lawyer and a steadfast protector of the "American Family." He was also a closet homosexual. Jack Smith was an openly gay experimental filmmaker who was credited as one of the fathers of performance art. In this film version of the play, the opposing lives of the two men are woven together, whereas on stage, they were profiled in two separate acts.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/27/2010
UPC:
0736899130329
Original Release:
1994
Source:
Facets
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:28:00

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Roy Cohn/Jack Smith
2. Scene 1 [2:58]
3. Scene 2 [3:00]
4. Scene 3 [3:00]
5. Scene 4 [3:00]

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