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Sex + Money = New Documentary

A full-length film, slated for October release, examines America’s sex industry

From September through December 2009, five young filmmakers and a camera crew traveled across the United States to explore the problem of prostitution in America. They interviewed political figures, authors, porn stars, experts, and former prostitutes, just to name a few.

Sex + Money: A National Search for Human Worth, a documentary tentatively scheduled for fall release, is being made in partnership with photogenX, a ministry of Youth With A Mission. PhotogenX equipped students to use forms of media to raise awareness of injustice around the world and seek social change. While Sex + Money is not being touted as a Christian film, several of its participants are believers.

Last December, I spoke with some of the Sex + Money filmmakers while they conducted interviews and research in Washington, D.C. Photojournalist Tim Dyk explained that as Christians, "We need to be willing to go to those areas, be willing to have conversations about sex, about prostitution, about helping people who are coming ...

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