John Waters Reflects on His 50-Year Career

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Jason Bailey of Flavorwire reports from The Film Society of Lincoln Center's retrospective of filmmaker John Waters, where Waters himself was on-hand to reflect on his unique aesthetic and 50-year career making low-budget cult favorites like Pink Flamingos, Crybaby, and Hairspray.

Waters insists that his films were made to "shock hippies! We were hippies, sort of. We were more Yippies. That’s what I believed in at the time, y’know, revolution, rip off the man. But I was in the fourth line, I didn’t wanna get hit by the cops, I would run.”

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