- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 78 min.)) : sound, color
- Publisher: [United States] : First Run Films : 2011.
|Restrictions on Access Note:|| Digital content provided by hoopla.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Directed by Liz Canner.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Ray Moynihan, Leonore Tiefer, Carol Queen.
|Summary, etc.:|| In this shocking and hilarious documentary, filmmaker Liz Canner takes a job editing erotic videos for a drug trial for a pharmaceutical company. Her employer is developing what they hope will be the first Viagra drug for women to win FDA approval to treat a new disease: Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD). Liz gains permission to film the company for her own documentary. Initially, she plans to create a movie about science and pleasure but she soon begins to suspect that her employer, along with a cadre of other medical companies, might be trying to take advantage of women (and potentially endanger their health) in pursuit of billion dollar profits. Orgasm Inc. is a powerful look inside the medical industry and the marketing campaigns that are literally and figuratively reshaping our everyday lives around health, illness, desire - and that ultimate moment: orgasm.
|Target Audience Note:|| Not rated.
|System Details Note:|| Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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|Subject:||Pharmaceutical industry > Moral and ethical aspects.
Pharmaceutical industry > Economic aspects.
Sexual desire disorders > Economic aspects.
Women > Sexual behavior.
Drugs and sex.
Drugs > Marketing.