Streaming giant Netflix has bought a documentary about professional ‘amateur’ pornography following the Sundance Film Festival.
Hot Girls Wanted, which comes from directors Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus, will premieres in all Netflix territories this year. The film debuted at the recent doc festival in the US.
The doc follows young women that cycle through the world of professional ‘amateur’ porn, focusing on one who uses the internet to swaps her small-town life for that of a fledgling adult actress.
“Jill and Ronna have exposed a shocking world of hope and heartbreak,” said Erik Barmack, Netflix’s vice president of global independent content. “The filmmakers gained unprecedented access into a world never documented until now, and we are proud to bring their unflinching work to a global audience.”
“Netflix is the ideal partner for us; not only do they understand this film but they’re the perfect platform to reach the many people who need to see it,” said actress Rashida Jones, who produced the doc.
Bauer, Gradus, Jones and Brittany Huckabee, who is also writer and editor, produced the project.
Bauer and Gradus’ debut documentary, Sexy Baby, is already available on Netflix.
On Friday, Netflix revealed its latest comedy stand-up special, Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden. It launches in all Netflix territories on March 6.
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