Jason and Shirley

Jason and Shirley

79 mins | Drama | June 18, 2015

Based on a true story, Jason and Shirley recreates the 1966 power struggle between Jewish, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Shirley Clarke and her subject, Jason Holiday, a fierce black gay queen over a 12-hour marathon filming session which gave rise to Clarke's iconic documentary Portrait of Jason.

Jason and Shirley

79 mins | Drama | June 18, 2015

Jason and Shirley
Based on a true story, Jason and Shirley recreates the 1966 power struggle between Jewish, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Shirley Clarke and her subject, Jason Holiday, a fierce black gay queen over a 12-hour marathon filming session which gave rise to Clarke's iconic documentary Portrait of Jason.
Producers
Original title Jason and Shirley
Directors Stephen Winter
Writers Stephen Winter

Cast

Jack Waters

as Jason

Sarah Schulman

as Shirley

Eamon Fahey

as Nico

Orran Farmer

as Carl Lee