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 is 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.

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"The Cult of JT LeRoy" won the Jury Prize at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival in February 2015!

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