Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

2014
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Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton
Not Rated | Release Date: March 21, 2014
Summary: James Broughton (1913-1999) lived by the maxim "Follow Your Own Weird" each and every day. A pre-Beat-era poet, underground filmmaker, lover, gay man and artist who dared to live boldly and experiment wildly, Broughton is the subject of the documentary film, Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton. Whether as an out poet during theJames Broughton (1913-1999) lived by the maxim "Follow Your Own Weird" each and every day. A pre-Beat-era poet, underground filmmaker, lover, gay man and artist who dared to live boldly and experiment wildly, Broughton is the subject of the documentary film, Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton. Whether as an out poet during the oppressive and anti-gay McCarthy era or as the bard of the modern gay rights movement, James' expansive life inspired thousands towards "Big Joy". Expand
Genre(s): Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 82 min
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