The Unabridged Mrs. Vera’s Daybook (2023)

Zimbelism (2017)

Tells a story of activism, art, and love, through the work of David Faulk and Michael Johnstone, two San Francisco artists, and long-term AIDS survivors. During one of the darkest periods in US History, the two men decide to bring joy and color to a broken community. Taking to the streets bedecked in glitter, baubles, and recycled plastic, the two form a cadre of colorful kindred spirits they call The Verasphere. Supporters, fellow activists, and members of the queer art community join the film to paint a vivid portrait of perseverance, compassion, and outrageous dime-store fashion. Having received the coveted Community Grand Marshall appointment for the SF Pride Parade in 2019, our film subjects confront a new pandemic and celebrate 25 years of making sensational art together.

Genre: Documentary, Family, Romance

Director: Robert James

Producer: Howard Grothe, Robert James, Nick Blond

Writer: Robert James

Cast: David Faulk, Michael Johnstone, Mark Trevorrow, Don Bapst, Michael Wertz, Jon Harris, Dr. Larry Boly, Jack Collins, Ron Cordova, Dave Christensen