Before I Forget

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Sun, Sep 14

1:45pm

Before I Forget
Jacques Nolot, 2007
France | Format: 35mm | 108 minutes

This wonderfully depressing movie about an older HIV-positive man is brave, funny, gayly incorrect, and smart as a whip. The shitting-in-your-pants-when-you-try-to-go-out-cruising scene is one I will never be able to shake.

John Waters Presents: “Movies I’m Jealous I Didn’t Make”

Here they are—eight extreme, astoundingly perverse, darkly funny, and, most importantly, supremely surprising films that turn me green with envy. Why oh why can’t I make films like these—ones that jolted me out of all cinematic lethargy? Exploitation, art, horror? There’s no such thing as genre when you’ve slipped to the other side of cinema-sanity. See for yourself the movies that drove me beyond the pale of normal movie madness. Jealousy over other directors’ careers is a terrible thing to waste.—John Waters

Series: Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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