The Surprising History of Sex and Love

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‘The Surprising History of Sex and Love’ is an award winning documentary presented by Terry Jones.

This film traces the story of changing social and religious attitudes to sex throughout history.

Filmed in India, Egypt, Greece, Italy, France the USA and the UK, the documentary includes a lot of surprising and never-seen-before material.

It starts with the place of sacred sex in the ancient world and ends with a discussion of the contemporary relationship between sex, marketing and prurience.

The film charts out how we got from there to here, and indicates that changes in sexual attitudes are connected with issues of power and control.

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