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A 42-second short film directed by Joe Coleman based on outtakes from the autopsy scene in R.I.P.: Rest in Pieces.


TV episode from German TV, directed by Jörg Buttgereit


Documentary film about Albert Fish by John Borowski. Interview with and some images by Joe Coleman.


Joe Coleman and Clayton Patterson
are two artists in this documentary about New York City Artists.


Directed by Julian Hobbs. Coleman plays Dr. Moritz Schreber.
“Based on the 1903 journal written by Daniel Paul Schreber, a distinguished German judge, while incarcerated in an asylum under the watch of the obsessive Dr. Emil Flechsig (Bob Cucuzza). Schreber’s insanity was characterized by startling delusions, all chronicled in his journal, including a belief that he directly communicated with God through a secret “nerve language,” and a desire to transform himself into a woman.”

Trailer (Joe is not in the trailer)


A documentary by Angelique Bosio, produced in France. Coleman is featured, along with Lydia Lunch, Richard Kern, and others.


2-disc DVD set. Includes Richard Metzger’s interview with Joe, originally aired on the BBC. Other artists include Norbert Kox and Paul Laffoley.


A documentary about serial killer art collector/dealer Rick Staton by Julian Hobbs. Coleman appears as a talking head, along with his own collection and some of his paintings.


Asia Argento wrote, starred and made her directorial debut in this semi-autobiographical feature about her life as a young Italian film star. She cast Coleman in the role of an American producer based on her own personal traumatic experience with Harvey Weinstein.


Staten Island, NY: M/W/F Video Club. Verité video portrait by Patterson (created in 1989), including excerpts from performances and a brief tour of the subject’s Odditorium of the era; (originally aired on Manhattan Neighborhood Network).

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