'Best Animation' 2011 LES Film Festival Winner
"Pink Flamingoes" director and Pope of Trash JOHN WATERS discusses how his odd roster of role models inspired him to achieve neurotic happiness. In this conversation with Paul Holdengräber, Waters also offers subversive tips for how to dress, steal flowers and die.
~ Conversation Portrait by Flash Rosenberg ~
Artist-in-Residence, LIVE from the New York Public Library
~ ideas drawn as they are discussed in real time ~
executive producers: Ron Qurashi, Diane Charles
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live-drawing and direction: Flash Rosenberg
video editor: Sarah Lohman
music: Ken Rosenberg
© Flash Rosenberg 2010
JOHN WATERS is an American filmmaker, actor, writer, and visual artist best known for his cult films, including Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, and Cecil B. DeMented. He lives in Baltimore.
PAUL HOLDENGRÄBER is the Director of Public Programs - known as LIVE from the NYPL- for The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library. This conversation occurred on June 7, 2010.