Filmmakers, Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason set out to explore the various models of prostitution law across the world and the impacts on women in the industry. They spoke with johns, sex workers, law enforcement officers, academics, experts, and government officials. Much of the film is focused on the Bedford v. Canada case, scheduled for hearing on June 13th at the Supreme Court of Canada, and feature interviews with both the plaintiffs and their lawyer, Alan Young. ‘Buying Sex’ recently showed at Hot Docs, Toronto’s documentary film festival and will be available to the public, on the National Film Board of Canada’s website, as of June 6, 2013*.
Listen to the podcast below.
*EDIT: June 7, 2013 — The dates the film will be available to view online have changed to June 14-21.