Release Date: October 5, 2007
Summary: The surreal nightmare of internationally-acclaimed artist and professor Steve Kurtz began when his wife Hope died in her sleep of heart failure. Police who responded to Kurtz’s 911 call deemed Kurtz’s art suspicious and called the FBI. Within hours the artist was detained as a suspected "bioterrorist" as dozens of federal agents in Hazmat suits sifted through his work and impounded his computers, manuscripts, books, his cat, and even his wife’s body. Today Kurtz and his long-time collaborator Dr. Robert Ferrell, Professor of Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, await a trial date. (L5 Productions)
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Runtime: 75 min
Production: L5 Productions
Genres: Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 25, 2008
Director Credit
Lynn Hershman-Leeson Director
Writer Credit
Lynn Hershman-Leeson Writer
Cast Credit
Beatriz da Costa Herself
Cassie Powell Lise
Dr. Susan Leeson Herself
Jakob Bokulich FBI Agent
Josh Kornbluth Himself
Keith Olbermann Himself
Larissa Clayton Char
Lucia Sommer Herself
Marcie Prohofsky FBI Agent
Peter Coyote Himself
Shoresh Alaudini Loren
Steve Kurtz Himself
Thomas Jay Ryan Himself
Tilda Swinton Hope Kurtz
Wallace Shawn Himself
Producer Credit
Amy Sommer Associate Producer
Barbara Tomber Co-Producer
Dan Kessler Associate Producer
Eli T. Rosenberg Executive Producer
Jessie Rodgers Executive Producer
Lise Swenson Producer
Loren Smith Co-Producer
Lynn Hershman-Leeson Producer
Melina Jampolis Executive Producer
Steven C. Beer Producer
Unsu Lee Associate Producer