The Dilemma of Desire at AFI DOCS 2020

Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:01 am

The Dilemma of Desire, directed by two-time Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker Maria Finitzo, is screening at AFI DOCS 2020, on June 21st at 12:01 EST, for 24 hours. Following the film, watch a recorded conversation lead by Malin Kan, AFI DOCS Programmer, with director Maria Finitzo and subjects Rebecca Baruc, Umnia Khan, Jasmine Sims, Sophia Wallace, and Yixin “Sunny” Sun. 

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An exploration of “cliteracy,” and the clash between gender politics and the imperatives of female sexual desire. A feature-length documentary filmmaker Maria Finitzo, the film explores the work of four women who are shattering myths and lies about female sexual desire, bodies, and - ultimately - power.