Pornland: How the Porn Industry Has Hijacked Our Sexuality – a Documentary

Pornland Documentary Out Now!

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Pornography has moved from the margins of society into the very mainstream of American culture. From Internet pornography to MTV, pop culture industries bombard us with sexualized images of idealized women and hyper-masculine men that jump off the screen and into our lives, shaping our gender identities, our body image, and especially our intimate relationships. In this multimedia presentation based on her acclaimed book, leading anti-porn feminist and scholar Gail Dines argues that the dominant images and stories disseminated by the multibillion-dollar pornography industry produce and reproduce a gender system that undermines equality and encourages violence against women. In direct opposition to claims that porn has delivered a more liberated, edgy sexuality, Dines reveals a mass-produced vision of sex that is profoundly sexist and destructive – a vision that limits our ability to create authentic, equal relationships free of violence and degradation.

This documentary is an ideal introduction to the core arguments of the feminist anti-pornography movement.

It provides a holistic understanding of pornography as it debunks common myths about the genre.

Pornland, the documentary, is an Illustrated lecture with Gail Dines.

A Film Produced & Distributed by the Media Education Foundation.

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For the trailer, please click here: http://vimeo.com/106965612