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Queer Lisboa: 18 Years of Filth

Queer Lisboa Turns 18.

Michael Langan talks to João Ferreira, Queer Lisboa’s Festival Director, about the film festival Queer Lisboa on the advent of its 18th birthday.

“The John Waters retrospective has been a long time in the planning, but we really wanted it for our 18th birthday. Our slogan this year is taken from Waters: 18 years of Filth.”

Nothing Sacred • David Allan Coe

Released January 8, 1978
Nothing Sacred is base and extremely vulgar, but if you like the films of John Waters or the literature of William S. Burroughs, give it a try.

“Singing freely about slutty women, mountains of cocaine, and sticking a middle finger to moral crusaders everywhere, this is the perfect album to spin when you feel the squeeze of the religious right and political correctness on your nuts.”

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.”