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The Invisible Father

Overview

Genre
Cultural History, Music, Biography, Arts, and Personal Doc
Synopsis

In the 1960s, beat poet and experimental filmmaker Piero Heliczer helped shape New American Cinema, and was enmeshed with iconic filmmaker Andy Warhol and The Velvet Underground at the very start of their careers. Through interviews with family and friends, found photos, and archival footage, Piero’s daughter, Thérèse, explores the artistic legacy and life of a man she never knew.

This intimate documentary explores the promise and perils of leading an authentic, creative life, and the impact that it can have on the people you leave behind in the process. Can you make peace with never knowing your father if you can find a connection to him through his art?

Stage
finished
Running time
57 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
a la mode productions, LLC
Country
United States

Distribution Details

Release year
2022
Language
English, French

Photos

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