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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
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

Suggested Donation $5-10

Sponsored by San Jose Peace and Justice Center
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Feb 27th, 2013 4:46 PM
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