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This Filthy World, an Evening with John WatersThe Sachs Program for Arts Innovation

April 24, 2018  ·  Zellerbach Theatre  ·  Guest Events


The Sachs Program is pleased to present a free public performance by filmmaker and artist John Waters. This special event celebrates the public announcement of their first round of grantmaking in support of the arts and arts innovation at Penn.

This event is free but registration is required. Please note, this show may not be appropriate for all audiences.

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John Waters has written and directed sixteen movies including Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Hairspray, Cry Baby, Serial Mom and A Dirty Shame. He is also the author of nine books: Shock Value, Crackpot, Pink Flamingos and Other Trash, Hairspray, Female Trouble and Multiple Maniacs, Art: A Sex Book (co-written with Bruce Hainley), Role Models, Carsick and Make Trouble.

Signed copies of his most recent book, Make Trouble, based on his 2015 RISD commencement speech, will be available for sale after the event.

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Presented in partnership with The SPEC Film Society.