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Digital Release Date: April 1, 2014; DVD Release Date: April 8, 2014

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Divine takes aim in John Waters' 1972 cult favorite Pink Flamingos.

Documentary filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz (Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story, Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon) turns his camera on the plus-sized “cinematic terrorist” turned international icon of bad taste in the 2013 docu I Am Divine.

Harris Glenn Milstead, a.k.a. Divine, comes to life in this complex documentary that traces his humble beginnings as an overweight, teased Baltimore youth to internationally-recognized drag superstar and cult movie icon. The film includes interviews with many key figures from Divine’s life, including legendary filmmaker John Waters (Pink Flamingos, Hairspray), co-stars Ricki Lake (Hairspray), Tab Hunter (Polyester, Lust in the Dust) and Mink Stole (Female Trouble, Desperate Living), and his mother.

I Am Divine received numerous awards on the film festival circuit over the past year, including the »

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