" His gravestone in a Port Townsend cemetery reads "Adventure – not predicament. "The Selected Films of James Broughton" is a DVD compilation of seventeen films on 3 discs released in 2006 by Facets Multimedia. He died in May 1999 with champagne on his lips in the house in Port Townsend Washington where he and Joel lived for 10 years.
He was part of the San Francisco Renaissance. James Broughton (November 10 1913 – May 17 1999) was an American poet and poetic filmmaker.