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Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis
Release Date: April 11, 2007
|Production Companies||:||Tongue Press|
|Producers||:||Stephen Kessler, Kenneth Wayne Bradley, Richard H. Prince, Mary Jordan, Kenneth Peralta, Ross Morgan, Alessandra Zeka|
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.