Directed by Michael Glawogger
WHORES' GLORY, the third film in Michael Glawogger's globalization trilogy (following MEGACITIES and WORKINGMAN'S DEATH), is an explicit and unflinching exposé of global prostitution.
In Bangkok, Thailand, women punch a clock and wait for clients in a brightly lit glass box; in the red-light district of Faridpur, Bangladesh, a madam haggles over the price of a teenage girl; and in the border town of Reynosa, Mexico, crack-addicted women pray to a deity named Lady Death.
Winner of the Orizzonti Special Jury Prize at the 2011 Venice Film Festival, Glawogger's latest larger-than-life documentary is an audacious, non-judgmental study of sexuality, politics, human behavior and the effects of capital and religion on both women and men from starkly different cultures.
"Phenomenal ... A mesmerizing mix of journalism and art." – New York Magazine (Critics' Pick).
"A bracing, at times horrifyingly intimate documentary." – Time Out London (Four stars).
"... like the films of Frederick Wiseman, enlightening, sublimely uncomfortable, and necessary all the same." - The Village Voice
"A ground-breaking and surprisingly accurate documentary about sex workers." - The Daily Beast
- Best Cinematography Viennale
Interested in bringing Whores' Glory to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Jeff Tamblyn or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Whores' Glory may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Jeff Tamblyn or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
RT @screening_room_: Reminder that we have a 2nd showing of Mayan-language hit Ixcanul at 1:15pm on Saturday for those who weren't able to…
RT @TOWERfilm: #Win tickets to @TOWERfilm in #NYC or #Austin today! Tweet a selfie with #TOWERtogether & who you'll bring. Tag @TOWERfilm h…
RT @BilgeEbiri: On the two very different movies battling each other in Gianfranco Rosi's (magnificent) FIRE AT SEA: https://t.co/jRy7CxvxXq
RT @nofilmschool: How Gianfranco Rosi made an anti-documentary: https://t.co/1ttsQnht0P @KinoLorber https://t.co/VdSoAJvcdn
RT @YorkshireTX: If you live in Austin, or you worry about gun violence, or you love documentaries, you need to see @TOWERfilm https://t.co…
RT @nytimes: "Fire at Sea" offers an impressionistic tour of Lampedusa, an island turned upside down by the migrant crisis https://t.co/lzV…
Fire at Sea is a @nytimes Critics' Pick! “Fire at Sea” occupies your consciousness": https://t.co/RepcS1pAdh Opens tomorrow w/dir. Q&As.
RT @BilgeEbiri: FIRE AT SEA is incredible, monumental, devastating, and must be seen. https://t.co/jRy7CxN8OY
#NY: Fire at Sea opens tomorrow at @IFCCenter & Lincoln Plaza. Dir. Gianfranco Rosi in person at both theatres to d… https://t.co/2QRcyxd4xF
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.