“What I love about this doc is that it plays up his importance, the show’s importance, despite the fact that it was just this grimy little barely produced number,” says Keith Garcia, programming manager for the Denver Film Society. “It was just awful, but there’s that root of awful we’re all really attracted to, and God bless him for riding that wave. Even as smarmy and as skeezy as it all got, I think he provided a service to America and the world by putting a lot of exploitation in our faces.”
Evocateur opens tonight for a one-week run at the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 East Colfax Avenue. Tickets are $10, or $7 for DFS members. For tickets and showtimes, visit denverfilm.org.
June 21-27, 2013