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Sweden Funded Feminist Porno

Feminist pornography might sound like an oxymoron, but a new movie funded by Swedish taxpayers hopes to fit that description. Dirty Diaries, which premiered in Stockholm last night, is a collection of 12 short pornographic films shot by feminist documentary director Mia Engberg. The $70,000 film was funded by Swedish taxpayers through the Swedish Film Institute. What makes Dirty Diaries feminist, according to Engberg, is that it displays women's sexuality in a natural way and shuns mainstream porn's sexist tendency to treat women as objects. Engberg said the film was “about showing sexuality through a female's perspective. It's not made to please a male audience and it's not made to make money.”