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A new documentary from director Thomas Marino takes a profound and introspective look into the life and art of the controversial artist

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A new documentary from director Thomas Marino takes a profound and introspective look into the life and art of the controversial artist, Joel-Peter Witkin. Along with an in-depth interview with Witkin himself, the film features discussions with prominent artists, musicians, photographers and scholars who share insight into the impact of Witkin's work and influence on modern culture. The Documentary is half-way complete and is set for independent release in 2012.  We have already interviewed Joel-Peter Witkin and a few others. With your kind contribution we will be able to complete this film, and bring you one of the most compelling looks into Joel-Peter Witkin. Please watch our trailer. Thank you.

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  • Yes, Joel-Peter Witkin has given the director of this film full permission to document the many aspects of his work and life.

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  • Crew:
    Thomas Marino - Director/Writer
    BC Furtney - Executive Producer/Writer
    Nickolas Rossi - Director of Photography
    Ernesto Galan - Audio & Lighting Supervisor
    Trevin Pinto - Composer
    Erik Rose - Graphic Design

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  • Joel-Peter Witkin is a photographer who's work has been described as "A macabre account of torture". Some people say he's a genius, and others say he is a monster. When this film is complete, you will have a new understanding of who Joel-Peter Witkin is.

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  • Yes there is. It is http://www.witkinmovie.com

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