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Pink Flamingos @ WYNWOOD


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Join us for a month long retrospective of the worlds most beloved b-movie queen, the incomparable Divine. Born Harris Milstead, Divine was described by People Magazine as the Drag Queen of the Century and a cult icon. In anticipation of the release of the stellar new documentary film I AM DIVINE, opening at O Cinema on Nov 29th, we’re celebrating highlights from Divine’s successful cinematic collaboration with John Waters each Friday and Saturday night at 11pm throughout the month of November!


Renegade filmmaker and noted aficionado of expressive bad taste John Waters exploded into international infamy with this darkly comic, no-budget parade of the perverse (his third feature film, and first in color), in which plus-size cross-dresser Divine stars as Babs Johnson, a flashy criminal on the lam from the FBI who is hiding out in a trailer outside of Baltimore, MD. Accompanying Babs are her mother (Edith Massey), an obese and dim-witted woman who is malignly obsessed with eggs; her degenerate son, Crackers (Danny Mills); and Cotton (Mary Vivian Pierce), Babs’ duplicitous “traveling companion” and Crackers’ co-conspirator in unwholesome erotic play. While Babs would prefer to be left in peace, she takes great pride in her status as “the Filthiest Person Alive” (an honor confirmed by one of America’s sleazier tabloid newspapers), and when Connie and Raymond Marble (Mink Stole and David Lochary) announce their plans to take the title away from her, Babs is not about to stand idly by. The Marbles are a hateful couple who kidnap women, force their homosexual manservant, Channing (Channing Wilroy), to impregnate them, and sell the babies to lesbian couples found unfit for legal adoption; the Marbles then turn the profits back into pornography and narcotics trafficking. Impressive stuff, to be sure, but Babs is not about to take a back seat to anyone in a battle of filth, and when the Marbles throw down the gauntlet, Babs and her family retaliate in a no-holds-barred battle to determine who truly are “the Filthiest People Alive.”

Featuring murder, bestiality, rape, dismemberment, coprophagia, a dizzying variety of sexual perversions, and a performance of “Papa Oom Mow Mow” you will not soon forget, Pink Flamingos is nonetheless a comedy, and a surprisingly successful one; shot on a budget of only 12,000 dollars, the film has grossed close to ten million dollars around the world, and its success launched John Waters into a career as America’s leading authority on poor taste.

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O Cinema Wynwood
90 Northwest 29th Street
Miami, FL 33127

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O Cinema is a cutting-edge independent cinema located in Miami's Wynwood Arts District, that specializes in showing first-run independent, foreign, art, and niche films.

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