Um. Pornography is in focus?

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A twist on an old joke has cropped up around CineKink, surfacing more frequently around festival submission time: "What's the difference between art and pornography?" "Pornography arrives with its 2257 compliance properly identified." Bah dump bump. Anyway...an expansion on some of the topics we discussed during our recent SXSW panel, The Porn Police: Know the Rules, an article by attorney Alan Levy has just been published in The Yale Law Journal. First tracing the history of federal 2257 record-keeping regulations and its recent judicial back-and-forths, the article then goes into the implications that they present to all filmmakers, including those working with actual and with simulated depictions of sexual conduct. Mainstream filmmakers should be especially concerned with the language of the most recent published Share/Save