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Smut Capital of America

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

World Premiere

USA | 16 MINUTES | English |

SMUT CAPITAL OF AMERICA

Documentary

In 1969, as the sexual revolution gained steam, San Francisco effectively decriminalized hardcore pornography. It was the first city in the US to do so, and it turned San Francisco into a boomtown for sex. Smut Capital talks to the theater owners, film producers, and stars in an attempt to recreate a revolution that wasn't televised, but screened.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Michael Stabile and Michael Stabile

MICHAEL STABILE has been a journalist in and commentator on the adult film business since 2003. He has made several short films about gay sex and sexuality, including a series of PSAs for the Stop AIDS Project. The Smut Capital of America short is part of a larger documentary project on the industry and his first mainstream film.
Producer
Michael Stabile
Primary Cast
John Waters, Kathryn Reed, Marty Rosenthal, John Summers, Don Romesburg, Jeffrey Escoffier
Director
Michael Stabile
Composer
Chris Moradi, Marcus Rivers, Stephen Vesecky
Screenwriter
Michael Stabile
Additional Camera
Jessie Garcia, Jack Shamama
Editor
Ben Leon
Director of Photography
Ben Leon