Indie Sex

Indie Sex

Film and TV Genre
Documentary, TV Series
Released
20/02/08
Media Format
DVD-Video
Video Format
PAL
DVD Region
4 (Region 4 & Multi-Region only)

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Description
A look at sex and sexuality in cinema; from censorship and how industry bodies and interest groups have attempted to regulate the images that filmmakers create and who gets to see them; to teen sex and how it has been represented on screen over the years; to the extremes of sex on screen including films like Nine Songs, Lolita and Secretary.

Censored: Since the earliest film images were created, sex and nudity have been part of cinema - audiences have been both titillated and horrified by what they've seen. But who is to decide what is appropriate to show on screen? Indie Sex: Censored examines how filmmakers, the film industry, and special interest groups have attempted to both regulate and set free the images that filmmakers create and who gets to see them.

Teens: Underage sex is one of the most taboo topics on screen. Indie Sex: Teens presents the history and role of teenage sex and sexuality on screen - from Splendor in the Grass to Kids to Thirteen. The blockbuster teen films of the 80's and more contemporary teen flicks are all explored as mediums through which teen films have played a central role in adolescent sex education.

Extremes: The most controversial sex scenes are the ones that really push the envelope - from Lolita to Secretary to Nine Songs. Indie Sex: Extremes explores everything from real sex on screen, S&M, fetish, and more. The films that are explored exemplify how cinema can be used to express the vast range of human sexuality.

Audio Format
English
Year of release
2007
Film Rating (Australia)
R18+
Number of Discs
1
Label / Studio
SBS
Run Time (minutes)
150
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