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How To Lose Your Virginity

Produced by Lisa Esselstein
If sex sells, why is virginity so valuable?

Videos

Official Trailer

Overview

Genre
Social Issues, History, Religion, Contemporary Issues, and Personal Doc
Synopsis

What has launched both purity balls and porn franchises, defines a young woman’s morality–but has no medical definition? Enter the magical world of virginity, where a white wedding dress can restore a woman’s innocence and replacement hymens can be purchased online.

"How To Lose Your Virginity" exposes the myths and misogyny surrounding a rite of passage that many obsesses about but few truly understand. Irreverent, eye-opening and thought-provoking, the film is the perfect tool to ignite conversations around sexuality in your communities.

What if all we had to lose were our virginity myths?

Stage
finished
Running time
62 minutes

Credits

  • Therese Shechter ... Producer/Director
  • Lisa Esselstein ... Producer
  • Marin Sander Holzman ... Editor
  • Dina Guttman ... Co-Editor
  • Stephen Thomas Cavit ... Original Music Score
  • Luke Murphy ... Animation

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Trixie FIlms
Country
United States
Years of Production
2008 - 2012
Locations
US/Canada

Distribution Details

Release year
2013
Festivals
Premiere DOC NYC
Distribution
Distributed by Women Makes Movies
Broadcast (Acq.)
Fusion (US), Yes Docu & Noga (ISRAEL), Globo (Brazil), UR (Sweden), SBS2 and Studio (AUSTRALIA), YLE (FINLAND), TV Fokus (POLAND)
Language
English

Photos

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