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  • Portrait of Jason

    Directed by Shirley Clarke • 1967 • United States
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    On the night of December 2, 1966, Shirley Clarke and a tiny crew convened in her apartment at the Hotel Chelsea to make a film. For twelve straight hours, they filmed the one-and-only Jason Holliday as he spun tales, sang,...

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    Directed by Martin Ritt • 1972 • United States
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