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    'I Am Divine' Offers Insightful Portrait of Gay Icon and John Waters' Muse, Now on DVD/VOD

    "I Am Divine," the largely crowd-funded documentary directed by Jeffrey Schwarz, chronicles the life of Divine, John Waters' muse who defined a generation of proto-punk films like "Pink Flamingos" and "Female Trouble," and famously ate dog doo-doo in front of the camera.

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    Review: Documentary 'I Am Divine' Shines A New Light On John Waters' Most Notorious Collaborator

    Even if you've stayed away from every John Waters film ever made, the chances of not knowing who Divine was are slim. The image of a 300-pound drag queen wearing a skin-tight red dress with candy-colored wig, bombastic face make-up, and pointing a gun at everything society consumes to be beautiful h...

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    'I Am Divine' Director Jeffrey Schwarz On The Legend Of His Muse

    Before the video revolution of the 1980s, it was damn near impossible for a suburban kid like myself to see the kinds of movies I read about in Danny Peary’s Cult Movies book. One of the titles Peary wrote about was "Pink Flamingos," a movie so demented, depraved and disgusting I became obsessed wit...

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    Truly Divine: John Waters's Muse Divine Gets a Retro at BAM

    Harris Glenn Milstead AKA Divine, the actor that provided John Waters with inspiration for some of his boldest films, such "Pink Flamingos" and "Female Trouble," is getting a retrospective of films at BAM. Divine also plays the mother of Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray," a role reprised by John Travo...

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    13 Films You Should See At Outfest 2013

    Outfest, otherwise known as the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, is kicking off its 31st edition tomorrow night with a screening of David Sedaris adaptation "C.O.G." What will follow is 10 days showcasing the best LGBT cinema of the past year, which -- in something of a rare occasio...

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    Frameline Reviews: 'I am Divine,' Sedaris Adaptation 'C.O.G.,' Franco-on-Friedkin Highlight LGBT Film Festival

    Frameline celebrates its 37th birthday this year with the annual summer San Francisco film festival (June 20-30) highlighting American and international independent LGBT cinema. While gay representation in mainstream film still leaves something to be desired, we have festivals like this and LA's own...

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    Louisiana International Film Festival Continues with Industry Expo, Strong Documentaries, 'I Am Divine' (TRAILER)

    The days' screenings: it's doc day! "Life According to Sam" showed at Sundance and is to be broadcast on HBO in the fall . The second doc is Jeff Kaufman's lively, densely-populated "The Savoy King," which debuted at the New York Film Festival. The third is "I Am Divine," by accomplished documentari...

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    Qu(e)eries: How 3 SXSW Films Continue a 'Divine' Year For LGBT Documentaries

    Coming on the heels of some exceptionally strong LGBT docs at both Sundance (Marta Cunningham's "Valentine Road" and Roger Ross Williams' "God Loves Uganda") and Berlin (Sébastien Lifshitz's "Bambi" and Angela Christlieb's "Naked Opera"), SXSW continued what is clearly shaping up to become a banner...

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