- Thursday, October 19, 2017
- 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
- Covenant Fine Arts Recital Hall
Over 18 is a clear-eyed examination of modern pornography and its effects on kids, teens, parents, and porn stars.
In addition to interviews with porn producers, ex-porn stars, and academics, directors Jared and Michelle Brock highlight the story of Joseph, a 13 year-old boy who is recovering from a porn addiction that he fell into when he was nine years old. The film compares what porn used to be in the magazine era and what it’s become in the age of the internet, and demonstrates why kids in particular are susceptible to addiction.
Over 18 has been screened at universities, parent-teacher associations, churches, NGOs, and Canada’s Parliament. The film provides a deeper understanding of the growing epidemic of hardcore porn usage, and proposes solutions for preventing exposure and addiction.
Hosted by Calvin College Sexuality Series. Cosponsored by Residence Life, Campus Ministries, Gender Studies, and the Center for Counseling & Wellness.