The Art of Failure: Chuck Connelly Not for Sale

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The Art of Failure: Chuck Connelly Not for Sale
Directed by Jeff Stimmel
Produced by Diana Holtzberg
Starring Chuck Connelly
Music by Paul A. Anderson
Cinematography Atanasio DiFelice
Editing by John Dowdell
Language English
Original channel HBO Documentaries
Release date 2008
Running time 60 minutes

The Art of Failure: Chuck Connelly Not for Sale, a documentary television film directed by Jeff Stimmel, premiered at the L.A. Film Festival in June 2008 and was shown on HBO in July.

Synopsis[edit]

The documentary chronicles the artist Chuck Connelly as he struggles with his temperament, alcoholism, and disillusionment with reality. These factors culminate in the alienation of gallery owners, collectors, and his wife; serving to depress Connelly further. The documentary details the tragedy of the fallen artist as he fights to maintain his dignity and integrity in the face of a world that refuses to accept him.

Awards[edit]

The documentary won an Emmy at the 30th annual event in 2009 for the 'Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming' category.

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