Please refresh the page and retry. N etflix, which recently cut ties with House of Cards star Kevin Spacey amid allegations of sexual assault and harassment, seems to have lost the plot in another area: it has mislabelled nearly a dozen adult-themed films on its video-streaming platform as appropriate for family viewing. All the films in question contain nudity, and several feature explicit sex and visible genitalia. Further examples include Eungyo, which features a lengthy scene where an elderly man spies on a year-old having graphic sex; After Porn Ends, a documentary that includes several clips from pornographic films; and The Concubine, which follows a young woman forced into sexual bondage and includes three graphic sex scenes.
White Girl is a American film written and directed by Elizabeth Wood in her directorial debut. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, The film was released on September 2, by FilmRise. Leah Morgan Saylor , a young university student, moves in with her best friend Katie India Menuez into an apartment in Ridgewood, Queens. One night, after they run out of pot she approaches a group of young Latino men on her corner asking them to sell her drugs. They refuse.
Leah, a reckless hedonist with no impulse control, eagerly accepts his offer. He begins to kiss her, and she initially reciprocates. Then he flips her roughly against the wall and pulls up her skirt. We see her expression change; she struggles and makes sounds indicating discomfort before freeing herself from his grip. Watching the scene, I felt like I was witnessing something violating and inappropriate, an encounter somewhere in the gray area between consent and complicity that many women know all too well.
Or you could think of this film as a horror story of white female privilege — of its destructive potential, but also its limits. The minute film has the feeling of a long hangover — the sort of hangover that can actually spur you to change your behavior, or your perspective, or the trajectory of your life. The basic premise: Leah Saylor and her roommate, both of whom look and dress like thousands of college freshman across the U.