Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis (2007)

In this entrancing documentary on performance artist, photographer and underground filmmaker Jack Smith, photographs and rare clips of Smith's performances and films punctuate interviews with artists, critics, friends and foes to create an engaging portrait of the artist. Widely known for his banned queer erotica film Flaming Creatures, Smith was an innovator and firebrand who influenced artists such as Andy Warhol and John Waters.

Directing:
  • Mary Jordan

Writing:
  • Mary Jordan

Stars:
Release Date: 2007-04-11
themoviedb icon 7.8/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 94

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