Special Events / UK premiere

John Waters: This Filthy World

  • Jeff Garlin /
  • USA /
  • 2006 /
  • 86 mins

John Waters / Event / English

I was the only kid in the audience who didn't understand why Dorothy would ever want to go home to that awful black and white farm, when she could live with winged monkeys and magic shoes and gay lions...

There will be an extended Q&A with John Waters in person on 16 August. Please allow 40 minutes.

In his regular and ever-evolving solo show, the man William S Burroughs called 'the Pope of Trash' addresses the crucial issues of the day - from the theory and practice of 'teabagging' and the home life of Michael Jackson, to why Charlize Theron didn't thank Aileen Wuornos in her Oscar® acceptance speech, and what it's like to attend children's movies alone when you look like a child molester. Filmed in New York by Jeff Garlin (of Curb Your Enthusiasm fame), this is an unforgettable and bizarrely endearing session in the company of one of the world's greatest and most gleefully original entertainers. You'll laugh, you'll cheer, and once or twice you'll feel extremely sick.  

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