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Showing 1 - 5 of 5 titles with a criteria of Subject is Sex Work Sector


Karayuki-San, The Making of a Prostitute

Frank and harrowing testimony of the horrific sexual slavery and wartime experiences of the Karayuki-San, Japanese girls and women were trafficked out of Japan as indentured prostitutes.

Icarus Films | 1975 | 75 minutes

Performing the Border

A video essay set in the Mexican-U.S. border town of Ciudad Juarez, where U.S. multinational corporations assemble electronic and digital equipment just across from El Paso, Texas.

Women Make Movies | 1999 | 42 minutes

The Price of Sex

THE PRICE OF SEX sheds light on the underground criminal network of human trafficking and experiences of trafficked Eastern European women forced into prostitution abroad.

Women Make Movies | 2011 | 73 minutes

Sex Workers and Proud

Women and men in the sex industry forthrightly and unapologetically discuss the nature of their work and the peculiar intersection of sex and economics.

Scorpion TV | 2014 | 83 minutes

Your Mother's Comfort

“We transgender are the revolution!” Indianara Siqueira, trans activist and politician, admonishes her political party for ousting her days before the 2018 Brazilian national elections. In the same election cycle extreme-Right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is a forerunner for president of the republic. Indianara is the mother of a homeless shelter and community center for trans sex workers called Nem House in the center of Rio de Janeiro. Nem House is a squat and facing the threat of eviction Indianara occupies a colonial palace near Nem House to bargain with the city to save the house. As Brazilian democracy crumbles around her she fights to save her community from the uncertain streets.

Collective Eye Films | 2021 | 84 minutes