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Caprice: He Made Herself A Star

12.5 minute documentary via interview, film clips, photos about Alexis Del Lago, transgender Andy Warhol model, fashion icon, playwright, cabaret entertainer and fashion designer.

  • Craig Calman
    The Calistra Zipper Story
  • Craig Calman
    The Calistra Zipper Story
  • Alexis Del Lago
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 5, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Zero Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    World Premiere of 4 minute version only
Director Biography - Craig Calman

Craig Calman is an actor, writer and director living in Los Angeles. He began filmmaking at the age of 12 with 8mm and Super 8 projects. After traveling throughout Mexico age 19-20 with his Super 8 Bolex he made a 40 minute documentary and was accepted to and graduated from the UCLA Motion Picture/ Television Department in 1975. He then became a professional stage actor and performed Coast to Coast in classical theater. Playwright and screenwriter, lived in NYC 1979-86. Writing assistant to Hollywood Pioneer Producer Hal Roach 1988. Worked with Bette Davis on a film project she wanted to star in, 1987-89. Won Zero Film Festival Purple Heart Award 2008 for "The Calistra Zipper Story" his first digital video feature.

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Director Statement

Alexis Del Lago at age 81 is still very much with us, living in West Hollywood. A true pioneer.