Film Maudit 2.0 (Highways Presents)

Let's Get Wet... a Highways Fundraising Event

Available in 07d 07h 47m 01s
Available January 24, 2021 2:00 AM UTC
Already unlocked? for access

Give as a gift

$10After this content becomes available January 24th at 2:00 am UTC, you'll have 29 hours 45 minutes to start watching. Once you begin, you'll have 48 hours to finish watching the film. The January 24th at 3:30 am livestream can be viewed anytime until January 25th at 7:45 am. Need help?

WATER MAKES US WET


With a poetic blend of curiosity, humor, sensuality and concern, this film chronicles the pleasures and politics of H2O from an ecosexual perspective. Travel around with Annie, a former sex worker, Beth, a professor, and their dog Butch, in their E.A.R.T.H. Lab mobile unit, as they explore water in the Golden State. Ecosexuality shifts the metaphor “Earth as Mother” to “Earth as Lover” to create a more reciprocal and empathetic relationship with the natural world. Along the way, Annie and Beth interact with a diverse range of folks including performance artists, biologists, water treatment plant workers, scholars and others, climaxing in a shocking event that reaffirms the power of water, life and love.


Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle have been partners and collaborators for 16 years. Annie was a sex worker who morphed into an internationally known performance artist, touring one-woman shows about her life in sex and a feminist post porn pioneer. Beth was a feisty punk rocker dyke turned interdisciplinary artist and professor at UCSC, exploring themes of gender, queerness and feminism. In 2008, Beth and Annie married the Earth and came out as ecosexuals. Their “Ecosex Manifesto” launched a movement and they officially added the E to GLBTQI-E. Their award-winning documentary film about coal mining, Goodbye Gauley Mountain—An Ecosexual Love Story is available on iTunes. Currently they are working on a book about their work, “Assuming the Ecosexual Position” for University of Minnesota Press. Their visual art, films and performances were presented at Documenta 14 in 2016-2017.

  • Year
    2017
  • Runtime
    80 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle