- Official Website
- Personal Doc, Cultural History, Culture, Arts, and Biography
Doc, opened at NYC's Film Forum and aired nationally on PBS.
The life and times of Immy's late father, HL "Doc" Humes, founder of The Paris Review literary magazine, novelist, activist, and champion talker. Featuring cultural figures including Timothy Leary, Jonas Mekas, George Plimpton, William Styron, Normal Mailer, and others.
The film is a stylistically original take on a literary "beautiful mind," a personal and and cultural history of mental illness, drugs, and creativity.
The film was widely and well reviewed when it opened at Film Forum in 2008. Critics called it "exquisite," "fascinating," "engaging, nothing short of inspiring; deliciously ironic." (Please visit dochumes.com for full quotes and links.)
- Running time
- 54 and 95 minutes
- Immy Humes ... Filmmaker (Producer/Director)
- United States
- Release year
- Torino; Mead
- Broadcast (Prod.)
- ITVS/Independent Lens
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