The Dilemma of Desire
THE DILEMMA OF DESIRE explores the work of four women who are shattering myths and lies that women are being told about their sexual desire and their bodies. Coined by artist Sophia Wallace, “Cliteracy” is the understanding that the clitoris is fundamental to the female orgasm. Through her art, Wallace is changing culture. Dr. Stacey Dutton, a neuroscientist, studies the biology of the clitoris; Dr. Lisa Diamond is dismantling outdated notions about women’s arousal; and Ti Chang, an industrial designer, creates elegant vibrators for women. Providing the embodiment of their work are the real life stories of Umnia, Becca, Jasmine, Sunny, and Coriama.
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Gordon Quinn, Barbara Kopple, Jolene Pinder, Hugh Schulze
Cynthia Kane, Diane Quon
Adam Singer, Keith Walker, Hillary Bachelder, Bing Liu
Sophia Wallace, Stacey Dutton, Lisa Diamond, Ti Chang, Rebecca, Umnia, Coriama, Jasmine, Yixin
Film Festival Wristband
Documentary, LGBTQ, Mature/Adult
Mexico, United States