Restored 'Portrait Of Jason' To Premiere at Berlinale This Week (And A N.Y. Opening Soon)

From Shadow and Act Tue Feb 12 2013, 19:06:56

Tambay has been covering Milestone Films' heralded effort to raise funds to restore pioneering filmmaker Shirley Clarke's groundbreaking 1967 documentary Portrait of Jason which chronicles the life of a gay black man Jason Holliday (real name Aaron Payne) HERE Having seen the film many years ago I can attest that it's a remarkable and honest film that is never less than compelling. Fortunately, Milestone's fundraising efforts were successful and they completeled the restoration work on Clarke's film and announced that news would be coming soon about an eventual release. Now Milestone has just announced that the restored Portrait of Jason will...

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