Playing June 29 & 30, 2011
Orgasm, Inc - The Strange Science of Female Pleasure
Dir. Liz Canner US 2011
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. (73m)

Deb Levine, executive director of isis, inc will be speaking after the 7:15 show on Thursday.

  Showtimes Links
  Wed: 2:00, 7:15, 9:15
Thurs: 7:15, 9:15
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Red Vic Movie House 1727 Haight Street San Francisco, CA 94117
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