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Pornocracy: The New Sex Multinationals

Never before have we watched as much porn as today yet the traditional porn industry is dying. The arrival of web sites showing amateur or pirated clips has transformed the way porn is made and consumed. Studios are closing and actresses forced to shoot harder and harder core scenes for less and less money.

Behind this transformation lies one opaque multinational.

In this investigation, feminist icon, Ovidie, reveals how a group of computer programmers with no experience of pornography hijacked the adult industry. She also investigates their controversial financial structures. How, in spite of repeated investigations, has this system continued to grow? And who is pulling the strings?

PRODUCTION INFO

  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 77 & 52 mins
  • Production: Magneto Presse, Fatalitas Productions
  • Director: Ovidie
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France

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FESTIVAL & AWARDS

  • SXSW 2017 (USA), CPH:DOX 2017 (Denmark), Docville (Belgium), BAFICI (Argentina), DOXA Documentary Film Festival (Canada), DOK Fest Munich (Germany), DIG Awards (Italy), Atlantida Film Fest (Spain), Lemesos International Documentary Festival (Cyprus), Way Out West Festival (Sweden), Doqumenta (Mexico), Zonta Film Festival (Canada), This Human World (Austria), B3 Biennale of The Moving Image (Frankfurt, Germany), Fish & Chips Film Festival 2018 (Italy) La Boca Erotica Film Festival 2018 (Spain), Urban Nomad Film Fest 2018 (Taiwan), Zurich Film Festival 2018 (Switzerland)

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