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Pride: I am Divine (2103, NR)
June 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
I Am Divine is a 2013 American documentary film produced and directed by Jeffrey Schwarz of the Los Angeles-based production company Automat Pictures. The documentary focuses on the American actor, singer and drag performer Divine (October 19, 1945 – March 7, 1988), born Harris Glenn Milstead, a lifelong friend and collaborator of filmmaker John Waters. The film features extensive contemporary interviews with Waters, as well as Divine’s mother Frances Milstead, and surviving members of the Dreamlanders.
Central Cinema Nights is a movie screening in the Central Library’s Durwood Film Vault taking place Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Join us as we watch and discuss documentaries and feature films in a socially conscious setting, chosen to fit a monthly theme. This month’s theme: Pride. This June we are celebrating Pride Month by showcasing a selection of documentary films that voice distinct perspectives in the LGBTQ+ community.
Everyone is welcome! Movie screenings at the Central Library are always FREE and open to the public.