Dear Jesse (1998)

Dear Jesse


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A gay filmmaker Tim Kirkman made this documentary about leaving New York and returning to his home state of North Carolina. He interviews many people about their homophobic senator Jesse Helms and concludes that Helms is "obsessed with gay men and so am I."

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
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Written By: Tim Kirkman
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On DVD: Oct 30, 2007


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What [director] Kirkman succeeds in doing is proving that [Jesse] Helms and his bigotry should not personify North Carolina.

Full Review… | April 27, 2005
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Full Review… | December 3, 2003
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November 3, 2003
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Full Review… | February 14, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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A memorable documentary.

March 1, 2009

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