Via Zoom: Maria Finitzo’s ‘The Dilemma of Desire, on Oct. 5, 2021

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CHICAGO – “The Dilemma of Desire,” a sex education film (but much more) that should be shown everywhere, is about women’s biology, the female freedom of desire and the equality of honest dialogue. Created by filmmaker Maria Finitzo, this doc is being released on October 5th, 2021, on the digital streaming service ALTAVOD. For more info and to stream click The Dilemma of Desire.

What does it say about humanity and our inner biology when most women (and virtually all men) cannot identify the female body’s source of sexual pleasure, even as they indulge in sex? There is a name for it … the Clitoris … but the anatomy and purpose of its sexual nature continues to evoke cultural dismay and flat out mystery … mostly due to the dismissal of women’s sexuality through the patriarchy and power. Director Finitzo is not looking at this dryly or salaciously, but connecting the freedom of desire to a woman’s power, and how activists – younger and more fluid in their sexual orientations – are leading to way to “Clitocracy.” The film is a must-see font of power and authenticity, for ourselves and our very nature. The documentary is produced in part by Chicago’s Kartemquin Films, leading the way to uplifting humanity.

‘The Dilemma of Desire,’ is Available to Stream on October 5th, 2021
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In PART ONE of an interview via Zoom (previously published) with Director Maria Finitzo of “The Dilemma of Desire,” with Patrick McDonald of, the director reflects on the “dilemma” in the title and the power of female sexual truth …

The additional portion of the interview – published for the first time – explores the “imposter syndrome,” motherhood and what men can do to evolve their own knowledge …

”The Dilemma of Desire” is available to stream beginning October 5th, 2021, on the platform ALTAVOD. For Kartemquin Films information, click The Dilemma of Desire … Kartemquin Films and the film’s website, click senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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