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Film Fest: Fighting the law. Changing our lives. Stories from the sex worke...
Sat, April 22, 2017, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM BST
Three documentary films exploring diverse realities of sex workers around the world followed by a closing ceremony of the festival.
‘Travel' by Nicola Mai, a participative ethnographic documentary (ethnofiction) presenting the life history of Joy, a Nigerian migrant woman selling sex in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris.
'In the shadow of St Nizier' by Clare Havell, a short film funded by Sex Worker Open University and filmed during the 40th anniversary of the occupation of the church of St nizier in June 1975, the catalyst for the birth of the sex workers' rights movement in Europe.
'Remember the Living: Monica Forrester on Sisters in Spirit and Indigenous Sex Workers' by Maggie's: Toronto Sex Workers Action Project, a short interview-documentary on the violence and mobilisation of Two Spirit sex workers.