Film: I Am Divine, 2013
Divine. Photo: Andrew Curtis
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Real life was too small a stage, Harris Glenn Milstead too ordinary a name. So a shy Baltimore boy teamed up with John Waters and reinvented himself as Divine, the most notorious drag queen ever. With new interviews and archival footage, Jeffrey Schwarz’s documentary consults Waters, Elton John, Jayne Mansfield, Alan Thicke, and Ricki Lake to shed light on a countercultural icon whose legend continues to have international impact.
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