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THE PRICE OF PLEASURE: PORNOGRAPHY, SEXUALITY AND RELATIONSHIPS DVD
USA 2010 | 56 min. | Color
DVD NTSC | Not Rated
Directed and Produced by Chyn Sun and Miguel Picker
Once relegated to the margins of society, pornography has become one of the most visible and profitable sectors of the cultural industries in the United States. It is estimated that the pornography industry's annual revenue has reached $13 billion. At the same time, the content of pornography has become more aggressive, more overtly sexist and racist. Going beyond the debate of liberal versus conservative, the film features the voices of consumers, critics, and pornography producers and performers. It paints a nuanced portrait of how pleasure and pain, commerce and power, and liberty and responsibility are intertwined in the most intimate parts of our sexual identities and relationships.