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Daspu: Putas Pret-a-Porter (online)
Institute of Contemporary Arts
August 2022

Daspu: Putas Pret-a-Porter, Davida, dir. Valentina Monti, Brazil 2010, 52 min.

Decriminalised Futures presents a screening of international sex worker-made films from Brazil, Thailand and Germany. The three films all respond to their respective political and social struggles with irreverence and dark humour.

Davida is a Brazilian sex worker-led group supporting sex workers’ rights, founded in 1992 by Gabriela Leite after years of demonstrating against police brutality. Their name translates to ‘women of life’, Brazilian slang for sex worker.
Davida is an NGO supporting sex workers in Brazil, founded by Gabriela Leite after years of demonstrating against police brutality.

DASPU (of the whores) is a clothing line and political catwalk that uses joy and irony to challenge puta stigma while breaking standards of beauty, sexuality, gender and sex.
 
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Available to stream until 22 May 2022.

Originally screened at Decriminalised Futures