65th between Broadway & Amsterdam
New York City, New York

Screening of Passion and Power: the Technology of Orgasm by Emiko Omori & Wendy Slick, US, 2007, 75m.

Presented as part of Scanners: the 2007 New York Video Festival.

This is the story of one simple intention - the vibrator - and its relationship to one of the most complex human experiences, the mysterious female orgasm. Author Rachel P. Maines uncovers an astonishing secret history of doctors and deceit, beginning with vibrators as a labor saving device. Until now, we never knew whose labor was being saved.

With post-screening discussion with filmmakers Emiko Omori and Wendy Slick, joined by author Rachel P. Maines, sexologist and author Betty Dodson, and Dell Williams, founder of Eve's Garden.

Official Website: http://www.filmlinc.com

Added by Viviane on June 15, 2007

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