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International Womyn's Day Film "Orgasm Inc."
Date Friday March 08
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorShelby Minister
In honor of International Womyn's Day we will be showing the documentary "Orgasm Inc."

In the shocking and hilarious documentary ORGASM INC., filmmaker Liz Canner takes a job editing erotic videos for a drug trial for a pharmaceutical company. Her employer is developing what they hope will be the first Viagra drug for women that wins FDA approval to treat a new disease: Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD). Liz gains permission to film the company for her own documentary. Initially, she plans to create a movie about science and pleasure but she soon begins to suspect that her employer, along with a cadre of other medical companies, might be trying to take advantage of women (and potentially endanger their health) in pursuit of billion dollar profits. ORGASM INC. is a powerful look inside the medical industry and the marketing campaigns that are literally and figuratively reshaping our everyday lives around health, illness, desire — and that ultimate moment: orgasm.

Watch the trailer here http://orgasminc.org

Suggested Donation $5-10

Sponsored by San Jose Peace and Justice Center
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