One film that might raise a few eyebrows is “American Circumcision.” The documentary explores the modern circumcision debate. It shows interviews from those who support the Jewish-ritual-turned-American-custom to those questioning the validity of circumcising male babies.
In the trailer, “intactivists” (intact + activists) are shown carrying signs that read “circumcision is torture,” “circumcision is harmful and unnecessary” and “occupy foreskin.” The nearly two-hour-long film touches on sex, politics and religion.
“I like that film because it’s a topic that most people don’t think of as a social justice issue,” [SJFF Assistant Director] Brady said. “I think that line will be eye-opening, perhaps, or I think at the very least it will make people think and stimulate conversation.”
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American Circumcision will screen at the Social Justice Film Festival at 6pm this Sunday, November 19th, on International Mens Day.