Since everyone is talking about Cuties (French: Mignonnes) directed by French-Senegalese Maïmouna Doucouré, I thought I’d give my two cents as I work in the movie industry as well and have been a longtime lover of films, especially the artistic, metaphoric ones, full of cinematography & depth. I approached the topic from this point of view at first but ultimately, I found way too many faults with the directing & camera work to count this as “a European movie Americans just don’t get”. I understand the message but in the end, it got too lost in all the extra stuff people behind the camera were doing.More from Barbara4U2C.
In an episode of her video series “Under the Hood” called Pedoflix, Natly Denise explores this growing expanse of child pornography. Who is behind it? How far does it reach? What are the connections between filmmakers, producers, distributors or viewing platforms like Netflix and festivals like Sundance?
(EDITOR’S NOTE: YouTube has censored and removed this episode of Natly Denise’s podcast. In its absence, we present her earlier work from August on Sexualized Toys).ARVE Error: need id and provider