The Cult of JT LeRoy

The Cult of JT LeRoy

Authorized and unauthorized, The Cult of JT Leroy received two Jury Awards for Best Feature Documentary (SF IndieFest and Oslo/Fusion Interational) in 2015 and played at top-tier festivals around the world.

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? Sociopathy? 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.

The Cult of JT LeRoy

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  • The Cult of Jt LeRoy

    Authorized and unauthorized, The Cult of JT Leroy received two Jury Awards, and was nominated three other times, for Best Feature Documentary in 2015.

    Ethically charged, controversial, and confusing, JT’s life and death sprang open a Pandora’s box of powerful questions about literature and ...