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John Waters Movie Marathon: Cecil B. DeMented

Freaks, outcasts and pill-poppers-they're all here. Cecil B. DeMented is an amusing outcry against Hollywood philistinism – an easy target if ever there was one. A motley cast includes Melanie Griffith, Stephan Dorff, Mink Stole, Ricki Lake and Patricia Hearst. The title character, an autocratic director and leader of a guerrilla troupe of cinema terrorists, suggests a mad Stalinist version of Waters' own background as an underground filmmaker and lends a new dimension to the term “cult director.”

Dir: John Waters / 2000 / R / 1h 27min

John Waters Movie Marathon

Join us for free film screenings that showcase the work of one of cinema’s leading innovators.

Friday, July 13

Cecil B. DeMented / 6:30pm / Studio Theatre
Desperate Living / 8:30pm / Studio Theatre
A Dirty Shame / 10:30pm / Studio Theatre

Saturday, July 14

Pecker / 2pm / Studio Theatre
Cry-Baby / 5:30pm / Studio Theatre
Hairspray / 7pm / Concert Stage

John Waters Triple-D

The quintessential Waters experience sees the infamous Divine in three back-to-back-to-back trash classics. Licensed event 19+.

Female Trouble / 6:30pm / Brigantine Room
Polyester / 8:45pm / Brigantine Room
Pink Flamingos / 10:45pm / Brigantine Room

Sunday, July 15

Serial Mom / 2pm / Brigantine Room

TICKETS

Everyone: FREE

Not suitable for children

SHOW TIMES

Friday, July 13
6:30pm
Studio Theatre
235 Queens Quay West
Film
Media PartnerCBC Toronto