Death Of A Bathhouse

Produced by Raymond Helkio. Combining footage from the final days of St. Marc’s Spa with interviews from Toronto artists Sky Gilbert, Keith Cole, Brad Fraser, Drasko Bogdanovic & Shane MacKinnon, the film explores the art culture of one of Toronto’s longest running bathhouses. 

Chicago Fetish Film Forum Festival (2024)
Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival (2016)
Regina Queer City Cinema Film Festival (2015)
Inside Out Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, TIFF Bell Lightbox (2013)
Queering Spaces: Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives (2015)
Available through the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre


Daily Xtra 
May 29, 2013
New film about the closing of Toronto’s St. Marc’s Spa

“The year before its demise the filmakers invited ten local artists (including Sky Gilbert, Brad Fraser, Drasko Bogdanovic, and Donnarama) to create installations in some of the private rooms. Produced by Raymond Helkio, Death of a Bathhouse combines footage of the club’s final days and interviews with the artists who created there…” Read the full article

Homo Magazine
April 15, 2013

The Bathhouse Blog
April 15, 2013
Gay Bathhouse News, April 15, 2013
“A new documentary film is being released. Consisting of footage from the waning days of St. Marc’s and interviews with several Toronto artists. Such as Sky Gilbert, Keith Cole and Brad Fraser…”