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Hookers on Davie

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Hookers on Davie

Release Date: April 04, 1984

Year    :   1984
Slogan    :   «A feature length documentary on street prostitution in Canada.»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Spectrum Films
Director    :   Holly Dale, Janis Cole
Producers    :   Holly Dale, Janis Cole
Writers    :   Holly Dale, Janis Cole
RunTime    :   88 mins.

Filmmakers Holly Dale and Janis Cole explore the culture of Davie Street, located in the underbelly of Vancouver, where dozens of prostitutes work and live every day. Surprisingly, they find that the sex trade there is stable and largely non-violent, and that the women who work on Davie Street meet daily to discuss safety and health issues and don't use pimps. The film also includes candid interviews with the prostitutes and footage of negotiations with potential clients.


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