2000 • PG-13 • Documentary, Biography
The rise and fall of televangelist queen Tammy Faye Bakker.
WHY WE PICKED IT: This more-dramatic-than-daytime-soaps doc is entertaining and eye opening, offering a new perspective on a uniquely American icon.
RuPaul narrates this revealing and compassionate documentary at one of America’s most famous televangelists (and fake eye lash proponents), Tammy Faye Bakker, from her love at first sight meeting with husband Jim to the 700 Club, the Trinity Broadcasting Network, the PTL Network and Heritage USA theme park, and to the scandal and addiction that ended it all.
DIRECTOR: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
CAST: RuPaul Charles, Tammy Faye Bakker, Jim Bakker, Virginia Fairchild, Johnny Grover, Lori Graham Bakker, Mel White
NOMINATIONS: Best Documentary - Independent Spirit Awards 2001