Art or Porn?: Filmmakers Who Tested the Limits

These films were censored for obscenity when they first screened. Now they are shown at museums and on YouTube.

BY Christopher Harrity

August 01 2014 3:00 AM ET



John Waters's Pink Flamingos
John Waters, the king of the midnight screening, found an act (Divine eats dog shit in the final scene) that would so shock his audience that they barely flinched at the rape, incest, and bestiality rampant in this hysterical, chaotic, and signature 1972 film.

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