The Cockettes (film)

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The Cockettes
DVD cover of The Cockettes (film).jpg
Directed by Bill Weber and David Weissman
Produced by David Weissman
Music by Richard "Scrumbly" Koldewyn
Cinematography Marsha Kahm
Edited by Bill Weber
Distributed by Strand Releasing
Release date
Running time
100 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $450,000 (estimated)

The Cockettes is a 2002 American documentary film. It was directed by Bill Weber and David Weissman, and produced by Weissman. Its subject is the 1960s-70s San Francisco performance group The Cockettes. The film debuted at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, where it was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. It went on to a limited theatrical release and to play the film festival circuit. The film received the LA Film Critics Award for Best Documentary of 2002.


Archive footage

DVD release[edit]

The Cockettes was released on Region 1 DVD on January 21, 2003.

See also[edit]

  • Dzi Croquettes, a documentary film about a Brazilian ensemble inspired by the Cockettes.[1]


  1. ^ "Dzi Croquettes". Next Magazine. 23 July 2010. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2011. 

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