I like to be in front of the camera. Rachel, who played the clarinet in her high school band and considered joining the Air Force after graduation, was excited at the idea of modeling, making good money and a chance to get on a plane for the first time ever. I still didn't think anyone would find out, didn't think my parents would find out. But when she landed in Miami, Rachel said she realized she had stepped into a world she never imagined -- one that she said would haunt her forever. Rachel said a year-old agent met her at the airport and took her to a no-frills house with about a dozen other young girls -- most of them were also from small towns, just like her. A lot of agents just see money signs. If they have family emergencies, I lend them money so they can go home. I just got another house [for the girls]. Filmmakers Ronna Gradus and Jill Bauer spent months following several teens in the amateur porn business.
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A new documentary, Hot Girls Wanted , follows young women as they are maneuvered into being "amateur" porn performers, then discarded by the business within a matter of months. Hot Girls Wanted focuses on year-old Tressa, a high school cheerleader and good student who leaves her parents in small-town Texas to go to Florida and work in porn. Variety's Geoff Berkshire says it's "an eye-opener for parents ," which I can't help feel misses the point. But in his coverage is an important part often missed: that technology and communications are the medium that helps young people make dreadful mistakes. At a time when self-esteem is determined by likes, friends and followers, the quickest way to boost a social profile is through sex appeal. The New York Times' Mike Hale says the documentary doesn't manage to reconcile two viewpoints within it , "respecting the right of their subjects to make the choices they do while abhorring those decisions. The pathos is right on the surface, as the women stroke their tiny dogs and discuss money, independence and the absolute necessity of escaping their parents.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film block below. Look for them in the presented list. Amateur Teens Genre: Drama. Country: Switzerland. Duration: 92 min. Story: A modern tragedy about a group of year-old schoolchildren whose daily life is shaped by the power of social media and ever increasing sexualisation through the Internet.
The insightful look at the world of pornography shows just how easy it is for teenagers, in particular, to get caught up in a sex trade that promises big bucks and fame. Scroll down for video. Girls: In a revealing peek into the billion dollar industry, documentary filmmakers exposed how professionally produced films are being made to look like home movies. It showed how Craigslist ads which promised free flights to Miami bring in a constant stream of would-be porn stars.