Jobriath A.D. (2012)

Jobriath A.D. (2012)
 

Director Kieran Turner

Writer Kieran Turner

Genre Documentary

Year 2012

Actors Jerry Brandt, Jayne County, Dennis Christopher, Joe Elliott

IMDB : 7.7 (86 votes)


 

Description Called "The American Bowie," "The True Fairy of Rock & Roll" and "Hype of the Year," Jobriath's reign as the first openly gay rock star was brief and over by 1975. Now, 35 years later, "Jobriath A.D." spotlights his life, music, groundbreaking influence and the new generations of fans slowly re-discovering him.

Comments

  • Syntarro 2013-01-14 19:19:38
    Wow....he has an awesome voice..i grew up in NYC watched Bowie er um Ziggy Stardust preform Major Tom on Lawrence Welk..and never even heard of this guy.
  • dereckvon 2013-01-08 18:56:45
    Jobriath, very cool.
  • SpaceClinicProverbs 2012-11-30 10:08:58
    2:04 is so brilliant.
  • michael bagley 2012-11-29 02:33:47
    i'm still shocked Morrissey wasn't asked to appear in the documentary...
  • DrunkenPostie 2012-11-18 03:13:30
    Well, now....
  • Jamie165 2012-10-07 13:22:53
    Calling Jobriath a motherfucker is like calling Myra Hindley a childminder.
  • Kelly Marney 2012-09-14 02:47:07
    Coming to Halifax NS, on the 19th of September. Stoked to see this!! :)
  • mifune141 2012-09-12 19:02:01
    Hope it comes to Chicago soon, looking forward to it!
  • whitewitchoz 2012-09-10 13:00:26
    After you watch the doc. you'll see why.
  • MORGAN PERRY 2012-09-09 14:57:32
    This is my great uncles brother
  • TheDGSexperience 2012-09-01 19:04:20
    Great!! A Jobriath documentary!! Fantastic. Hope it comes to the UK.
  • shapolfab 2012-08-10 01:02:08
    Your loss!!!!
  • anonyarena 2012-07-26 19:18:33
    I'd see the film, but I have Jobraith's albums & don't know if it's factual to say he wasn't a success only because he was out. Play GaryGlitter, Sweet, Slade, RoxyMusic, NY Dolls, Wizzard, Sparks, Quatro, glam-period-Bowie-&-EltonJohn, T-Rex, Alice Cooper, Rocky Horror, or even 2nd tier acts like Mud, Hello, & Alvin Stardust after any Jobriath song & decide for yourself if something isn't lacking in his music. Even hero-seeking gay fans from back then told me they were sadly dissapointed.
  • Jeff Leon 2012-07-21 23:38:51
    Sure, he had the strongest and perhaps the most genuine glam rock persona of anyone at the time. The only thing he was missing was songs with the kind of timeless universal quality that Bowie produced with regularity.
  • Raymond Ginn 2012-07-21 00:32:05
    Rock n'Rollers are so gaykayfabed. Gorgeous George. the Exoytic Adrian Streeyt, Adrian Adonis, Golddust, and many, many more, whether in the ring or in the locker room. Wrestling's for real.
  • Daniel Spinoza 2012-07-17 07:42:23
    I love Jobriath! It's unfair how obscure he still is. His voice, his power, his magic, it was and is undeniable. Long live Jobriath, the true fairy of rock!
  • Jason Donnelly 2012-07-15 02:16:57
    This is being screened in Philadelphia at the Ritz 2 theater at 9:30 pm on July 15th.
  • mg196 2012-07-03 19:08:11
    This dude was probably gay.
  • glamgod15 2012-07-01 00:33:06
    LOL! Unfortunately, no.
  • trentigalaxy 2012-06-28 06:57:01
    narrated by henry rollins? wha? i would have thought they would have used a Brit for the narration. what became of 'the true fairy of rock and roll'? did he turn out to be the blond guy from Queer Eye?

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