Filmmaker on Daniel Johnston: 'In his mania, he created these masterpieces and had no filters'

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Daniel Johnston performing at KCRW in 2017. Photo by Larry Hirshowitz.

Daniel Johnston suffered a heart attack and died at age 58 this week. He suffered from a lot of medical problems, including schizophrenia and manic depression. He was prolific in his career. He released 17 studio albums and built a cult-like following.