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Polari Magazine’s Favourite Films of 2013

Films of 2013.

From Ryan Gosling in art house, Divine in drag and Gore Vidal in memoriam, here is a selection of Polari Magazine’s Favourite Films of 2013.

Touched by the Divine

A Queer Family of Characters.

Andi Fraggs recalls watching his first Divine film, Hairspray, and how it started a lifelong fascination with “the most beautiful woman in the world”.

“My mother had some bright pink sequined outfits in the cupboard from the ’80s and I told her, ‘You should wear them now! -You would look like Divine’, which I truly meant as a compliment.”

I Am Divine: An Interview with Jeffrey Schwarz

LLGFF 2013 Gala Film.

Christopher Bryant talks to Jeffrey Schwarz about his documentaries Vito and I Am Divine, which launched the 2013 London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.

“Divine became a star through word of mouth, with the right people in the big cities saying, ‘have you heard about this movie where this queen eats dog shit, you have to go and see it.”