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Nightvision Shorts Program: Pleasure Prison
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, May 28, 2020 - Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Available until June 24
A collection of films that indulge in erotic explorations of disability and desire, feeding tube food fantasies, sex work and taboo attractions (according to law, religion and public opinion), set in prisons of the mind and body.
Film Info
Country Listing:El Salvador
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2020
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Shorts
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Marlén Viñayo
Producer(s):Marlén Viñayo
Carlos Martínez
Executive Producer(s):José Luis Sanz
Editor(s):Andrea Bilbao
Writer(s):Carlos Martínez
Marlén Viñayo
Cinematography:Neil Brandvold
Additional Cinematography:Víctor Peña
Patrick Tómbola
Marlén Viñayo
Sound:Eduardo Cáceres


Winner—Best International Short Documentary Award

This short film is part of the Nightvision Shorts Program.

A ruthless hitman for the 18th Street gang serves his sentence in an isolation cell in El Salvador. But in prison, Geovanny is not just guilty of crimes, but of an unforgivable sin under God and gang: being gay. A story of harrowing horror and homophobia, this unforgettable film stands alone as an example of extremes. Angie Driscoll

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