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Author: Teresa MacInnesKent NasonAnnette ClarkeAsif IllyasManfred BeckerAll authors
Publisher: [New York, New York] : First Run Features, 2013.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Wide screenView all editions and formats
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Examines the debate over pending reforms to Canadian prostitution laws, which are being challenged by both pro- and anti-prostitution forces. Also looks at the legal status of prostitutes in other parts of the world.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa MacInnes; Kent Nason; Annette Clarke; Asif Illyas; Manfred Becker; National Film Board of Canada,; First-Run Features (Firm),
OCLC Number: 861520625
Language Note: In English; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
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Credits: Director of photography, Kent Nason ; original music composer, Asif Illyas ; edited by Teresa MacInnes, Manfred Becker.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; wide screen (1.77:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Responsibility: The National Film Board of Canada presents ; a film by Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason ; directed by Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason ; written by Teresa MacInnes ; producer, Annette Clarke.

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Examines the debate over pending reforms to Canadian prostitution laws, which are being challenged by both pro- and anti-prostitution forces. Also looks at the legal status of prostitutes in other parts of the world.

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(EMRO user published 2014-10-02 ) Very Good Permalink
Provocative and political, Buying Sex follows the behind the scenes of Bedford v. Canada, the court case which attempts to reform the laws relating to sex work. But the larger questions of the documentary are why sex work exists and if sex work should be legal. The film interviews representatives...
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