1. The Fetishization of Virginity

    An educational investigation that asks why concepts like virginity (specifically female virginity) might be elevated to a fetish-like status. It traces a biological argument as well as a fly through early hominid transition into agriculture. Then it moves towards linguistic, evolutionary, patriarchal, and ideological reasoning. The study is incomplete but hopefully will allow further argumentation and inquiry.

    Produced By:
    Alonzo Riley
    Ellie Byrnes

    We Thank:

    David Knowlton
    Virginia Bayer
    Alan Rogers
    Shannon Mussett
    Haagen Klaus

    Ellie Byrnes
    Hannah Free
    Alonzo Riley

    Online Speakers and Media
    Isabella Rossellini - Green Porno
    Hanne Blank - On Writing "Virgin"
    Fred McVittie - Metaphors of Moral Purity

    Mark Jeffreys
    Mike "the Wiz" Wisland
    Jutta Schneider
    Nancy Carpenter - Hogle Zoo
    Heath Ogden
    Kat Phillpotts
    Rachel Ligairi

    Influential Works and Academic Research
    Arnqvist, G., and T. Nilsson. “The Evolution of Polyandry: Multiple Mating
    and Female Fitness in Insects.” Animal Behaviour 60, no. 2 (2000): 145–164.
    Ball, Milner S. Called by Stories: Biblical Sagas and Their Challenge for Law.
    Duke University Press, 2000.
    Bayer, Virginia. “Personal Interview.” Video Recording, April 4, 2012.
    Blank, Hanne. Virgin: The Untouched History. 1st ed. Bloomsbury USA, 2007.
    Ceruti, C. “Human Bodies as Objects of Dedication at Inca Mountain Shrines
    (north-Western Argentina).” World Archaeology 36, no. 1 (2004): 103–122.
    Cobo, Bernabé, and Roland Hamilton. Inca Religion and Customs. University
    of Texas Press, 1990.
    Corbett, S. “A Cutting Tradition.” New York Times 20 (2008).
    Cortes, Hernan. “Modern History Sourcebook: Hernan Cortes: From Second Letter
    to the Emperor Charles V, 1520”, n.d.
    Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. 1st ed.
    W. W. Norton & Company, 2005.
    Folkard, Claire, ed. Guinness World Records 2004 (Guinness Book of Records.
    Bantam, 2004.
    Gavilán, A. R, and F. Alonso. “Historia De Nuestra Se\ Nora De Copacabana [1621].”
    La Paz: Cámera Nacional De Comercio and Cámera Nacional De Industrias (1976).
    Goodman, A. H. “Cartesian Reductionism and Vulgar Adaptationism: Issues in the
    Interpretation of Nutritional Status in Prehistory.” Paleonutrition: The Diet and
    Health of Prehistoric Americans, Occasional Paper, no. 22 (1994): 163–177.
    Hobday, A. J., L. Haury, and P. K. Dayton. “Function of the Human Hymen.” Medical
    Hypotheses 49, no. 2 (1997): 171–173.
    Hosken, D. J, and T. Tregenza. “Evolution: Inbreeding, Multiple Mating and Embryonic
    Aid.” Current Biology 16, no. 6 (2006): R202–R203.
    Hrdy, Sarah. Mother Nature: Maternal Instincts and How They Shape the Human
    Species. 1st ed. Ballantine Books, 2000.
    Isabella Rossilini. Spider. Green Porno - Season 1, 2008.
    Janssen, D. F. “Growing up Sexually.” Volume I. World Reference Atlas 2 (2003).
    McKenna, Nancy Durrell, and John Howarth. The Cutting Tradition. Annual Program
    Without Fronteirs, 2010. vimeo.com/11058962.
    McVittie, Fred. Metaphors of Moral Purity, 2010.
    Morris, Desmond. The Naked Ape: A Zoologist’s Study of the Human Animal. Delta, 1999.
    “Plant Domestication.” About.com Archaeology, n.d.
    Plato. Theatetus. Translated by Robin H. Waterfield. Penguin Classics, 1987.
    Schlegel, A. “Status, Property, and the Value on Virginity.” American Ethnologist 18, no. 4
    (1991): 719–734.
    Schulte, K. F, G. Uhl, and J. M Schneider. “Mate Choice in Males with One-shot Genitalia:
    Limited Importance of Female Fecundity.” Animal Behaviour 80, no. 4 (2010): 699–706.
    Taylor, Timothy L. The Prehistory of Sex: Four Million Years of Human Sexual Culture.
    Bantam, 1997.
    “Virgin Territory: On Writing a History of Virginity.” YouTube, n.d.
    Wallen, K., and J. L Zehr. “Hormones and History: The Evolution and Development of
    Primate Female Sexuality.” Journal of Sex Research 41, no. 1 (2004): 101–112.
    Wood, James W., George R. Milner, Henry C. Harpending, Kenneth M. Weiss, Mark N. Cohen,
    Leslie E. Eisenberg, Dale L. Hutchinson, et al. “The Osteological Paradox: Problems of
    Inferring Prehistoric Health from Skeletal Samples [and Comments and Reply].” Current
    Anthropology 33, no. 4 (1992): 343–370.

    B-Roll (In Order of Appearance)

    Argiope Bruennichi, 2009. http://youtu.be/NAq4BFHjE6A.
    Clark, Larry. Kids. Crime, Drama, 1995.
    New Zulu Reed Dance HD - Royal Reed Dance South Africa, 2011.
    Umhlanga 2009 Reed Dance Swaziland, 2010. http://youtu.be/oUJx3SHrE9w.
    Discovery Channel - Flavors of Turkey, 2011. http://youtu.be/K7vmo5epiIc.
    Video, Robles. Sahina Islam & Sajed Hasan - Concept & Cinematic Muslim Highlights
    (Destination Wedding), n.d. vimeo.com/30113314.
    McKenna, Nancy Durrell, and John Howarth. The Cutting Tradition. Annual Program
    Without Fronteirs, 2010. vimeo.com/11058962.
    Ouazzani, Fatima Jebli. Islamic Marriage and Tricks to Fake Virginity, 2011.
    Treays, Jane. The Virgin Daughters, 2012. http://youtu.be/4fZyuLtH4X4.
    Slave of Rome, 2008. http://youtu.be/Hq5FRi7jBt8.
    Driscoll, Shawn. Chained. Short Action Drama, 2011.
    García, Javier Álamo. A Glimpse into Mexican Rain Forest, n.d.
    Hill, Harmony. Foraging in the Forest, n.d. vimeo.com/29407346.
    The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1, 2012.
    Roman, Alex. The Third & The Seventh, n.d. vimeo.com/7809605.
    Yuan, Jimmy. SHIFT V2, n.d. vimeo.com/24169968.
    Chipotle. Back to the Start, 2011. http://youtu.be/aMfSGt6rHos.
    Leclerk, Brothers. Life in Haiti, n.d. vimeo.com/10282740.
    Harrison, Cassian, and Tim Lambert. “Out of Eden.” Guns, Germs and Steel. National
    Geographic, 2005.
    Balmes, Thomas. Babies. Focus Features, 2010.
    Jodorowsky, Alejandro. El Topo. Starz / Anchor Bay, 2007.
    Gibson, Mel. Apocalypto. Eagle Pictures, 2010.
    Hardy, Robin. The Wicker Man. Starz / Anchor Bay, 1973.
    Scandals of the Ancient World (part2/5), 2010. http://youtu.be/zMIPSGGg_jU.
    Ato Mundial - World Act, n.d. vimeo.com/27859849.
    Clay, Jonathan. Hamar Market, n.d. vimeo.com/5876211.
    D’Elia, André. Belo Monte, Announcement of a War II, n.d.
    National Geographic. Wild Wives of Africa - Bonobo Love, 2011.
    Tykwer, Tom. Perfume - The Story Of A Murderer. Dreamworks Video, 2007.
    Ancient Roman Religion, 2010. http://youtu.be/upfggzy00JE.
    Spartacus: Blood and Sand - Season 01 Episode 13. Starz / Anchor Bay, 2010.
    Brakhage, Stan. By Brakhage: Anthology - Window Water Baby Moving. Criterion,
    Friedberg, Jason. Meet the Spartans. 20th Century Fox, 2008.
    Bestmann, Rowan. Moolarben Coal Australia, n.d. vimeo.com/28489593.
    Brooks, Mel. Robin Hood - Men in Tights. 20th Century Fox, 2006.
    HiltiNorthAmerica. Hilti TE 3000-AVR Goes Head-to-head Against an Air Hammer,
    2011. http://youtu.be/QubVytUFvJw.
    “Illustrations of the Hymen in Various States.” HealthyStrokes.com... a Site About
    Masturbation and You!, n.d. http://www.healthystrokes.com/hymengallery.html.
    Le Blay, Erwan. Bacterie, 2010. vimeo.com/6734023.
    Huang, Andrew. Solipsist, 2012. vimeo.com/37848135.
    Kawalerowicz, Jerzy. Madre Juana De Los Angeles, 1960.
    Werc, Stefan. Above and Below, 2012. vimeo.com/33735037.
    Grundy, Mark. Sperm Animation, 2011. http://youtu.be/D_KsOUvMTFw.
    Wannerstedt, Andreas. Genesis, 2012. vimeo.com/33294114.
    Herzog, Werner. Cave of Forgotten Dreams. MPI Home Video, 2011.
    von Trier, Lars. Dogville. Lions Gate, 2004.
    Tavares, Kibwe. Robots of Brixton, 2011. vimeo.com/25092596.
    Schulz, Mitch. DMT: The Spirit Molecule, 2010.
    Roach, Jay. Austin Powers in Goldmember. New Line Home Video, 2002.
    Monkey Pee, Monkey Poo, 2009. http://youtu.be/46QbtnJmOAw
    Shen, Paul. 2 Girls 1 Cup Analysis Using Medians, 2010.
    Hugo, Pieter. Spoek Mathambo - Control, 2011.
    Clemmer, Ian. Superflow - Bachelor Thesis, 2011. vimeo.com/13110687.
    Peters, Ole. Skoda Superb Glass Harp, 2010. vimeo.com/9668407.
    van der Scherm, Heiko. Descendants, 2010. vimeo.com/8642276.
    Naeem, Annis. Liquid Skies- Teaser 1, 2012. vimeo.com/35244188.
    Wespenspinne, 2011. http://youtu.be/5BvNHVWKI1w.
    Tarantino, Quentin. Kill Bill: Volume Two. Miramax Home Entertainment, 2004.
    König, Michael. Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS. NASA,
    2012. vimeo.com/32001208.


    “John’s Book of Fawns.” SoundCloud, n.d.
    “Jazzsteppa - Do U Love Me.” SoundCloud, n.d.
    “EEM-Up Digital -15th April 2012.” SoundCloud, n.d.

    Assembled in 2012

    # vimeo.com/41808322 Uploaded 110K Plays 13 Comments
  2. "No olvides compartir la info, si te ha gustado, en redes sociales y/o demás sitios en la WorldWideWeb."

    Sitio Web: http://www.themoneymasters.com/

    Documental que habla sobre el verdadero significado de la lucha por el poder económico y despiadado, donde la política pierde su valor como servicio a la ciudadanía y se convierte en marioneta de gentes sin escrúpulos.

    Historia de la creación del banco central estadounidense. Este documental relata como fue la lucha por el control de la emisión de la moneda norteamericana, que finalmente dio lugar al establecimiento en 1913 del Federal Reserve Bank (FED), banco privado (en apariencia gubernamental) que monopoliza la emisión del dolar y las reglas monetarias de ese país, y que actualmente tiene dominio del circuito financiero mundial. Revela la trama que dio lugar a independencias, guerras, ciclos económicos y control político. El enfoque crítico y bien fundamentado permite comprender la crisis actual del capitalismo y la monstruosa deuda que encadena estados, empresas y particulares en el presente. Material indispensable para entender estos tiempos de crisis.

    # vimeo.com/28136148 Uploaded 9,414 Plays 0 Comments
  3. Creado en su totalidad por Kirby Ferguson, Everything is a Remix explora muchos de los elementos de la cultura pop que tanto gustan y explica sus orígenes. Dividido en cuatro partes, va de la música al cine y del cine a la tecnología. Exponiendo cómo personajes que creíamos únicos y originales -desde Disney hasta Led Zeppelin, pasando por Tarantino, George Lucas y Steve Jobs- no lo son tanto. Una película muy del siglo XXI, que desnuda la cultura del plagio y descubre nuevas formas de creación. Todo realizado de una forma atractiva, que abre los ojos y es fácil de consumir.

    Con subtítulos en español

    # vimeo.com/42393680 Uploaded
  4. # vimeo.com/31589471 Uploaded 3,051 Plays 4 Comments



Falsos, reales, fantásticos ... todo tipo de documentales.

Browse This Channel

Shout Box

Heads up: the shoutbox will be retiring soon. It’s tired of working, and can’t wait to relax. You can still send a message to the channel owner, though!

Channels are a simple, beautiful way to showcase and watch videos. Browse more Channels.