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"Public Sex, Private Lives"
Public Sex, Private Lives is an intimate look at the lives of porn performers Lorelei Lee, Princess Donna, and Isis Love.
Public Sex, Private Lives is an intimate look at the professional and private lives of porn performers Lorelei Lee, Princess Donna, and Isis Love. Capturing both joy and struggle, this film follows the characters as they navigate their lives as artists, daughters, mothers, writers, and women who have made careers in the adult industry. Asked to defend their choices to their families, communities, and even the United States Government, these women reckon with their past decisions and shifting visions for the future.
Producer/Director/Cinematographer: Simone Jude
Writer/Editor: Jesse Kerman
About the Production:
"I became inspired to shoot a feature length documentary on the public personas and private lives of porn performers in 2008. People have a lot of judgments about porn performers, so I thought it could be really compelling to not only explore what happens behind-the-scenes, but also in these performers' personal lives.
"Conversations about sex and sexuality are all over the media right now, however, the voices of sex workers are strikingly absent from the conversation. I believe in bringing underrepresented voices to the surface. I strongly believe in the power of stories to change the world." -- Simone Jude
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