REVIEW BOOSTS LOCAL FILMMAKER’S LATEST

jesse-bernsteinJesse Bernstein in Peter Sillen’s documentary about the grunge poet. (Click to enlarge)

I Am Secretly an Important Man, a documentary by Fair Haven resident Peter Sillen, gets a strong push in today’s New York Times.

The film, like much of Sillen’s work, focuses on the life and work of an artistic outlier — in this case, poet Jesse Bernstein, who was influential on emerging scene for Nirvana and other grunge rock bands in Seattle in the late 1980s and early ’90s.

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