Black Lesbian Strip Club Doc Set At Pornhub As Its First Non-Adult Film
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Black Lesbian Strip Club Doc Set At Pornhub As Its First Non-Adult Film

Pornhub will release its first-ever non-adult film this Wednesday. The film will focus on the Black lesbian strip club scene.

Titled Shakedown, the film hails from filmmaker and conceptual artist, Leilah Weinraub. It is described as “a stream-of-consciousness, nonfiction narrative about the queer women and men who populated the lesbian strip club scene in Los Angeles in the early aughts. It is culled from nearly 15 years of footage shot by Weinraub over her adult life, and offers a humorous, sensual and informative look at a vibrant subculture.”

“There’s a cool opportunity right now to present films in the art space, there’s more openness to diversity and content, and a different sort of storytelling,” Weinraub said in a statement to Varietywho broke the news. “I feel like it [the film] complicates the history of subcultures, like Los Angeles. It reorients your placing of things in that history. I feel like that was my goal, not to put a finger on it, but complicate and add to that richness.”

Shakedown will be free on PornHub for the month of March, before debuting on the Criterion Channel. It should be available for download on iTunes by this summer.

In recent headlines, the porn website has been at the center of controversy concerning revenge porn. Late last year, Pornhub was accused of refusing to cooperate in a UK police investigation into a revenge porn video that was posted on its website. The victim was left in tears after videos of homemade porn videos were posted by her ex-boyfriend and viewed over 600,000 times on the website.



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