A Film By Marjorie Sturm
A feature documentary about the writer JT LeRoy - Ethically charged, controversial, and confusing, JT’s life and death sprang open a Pandora’s box of powerful questions about literature and culture, identity and celebrity, and the reality of the society we live in. Fraud? Art? Mental illness?Complicity? The Cult of JT Leroy
will be a testament to this bizarre and elaborate story that has captured the attention and fascination of the world’s media, and perplexes to this day.
Edited/Co-Produced by Josh Melrod. Music composed by Ernesto Diaz-Infante.
"The Cult of JT LeRoy" won the Jury Prize at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival in February 2015!