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Expected to Attend: Director Galen Summer; Producer Jason Goldman; executive producers Molly Thompson, Jeremy Yaches

In 1978, inspired by the popularity of NFL cheerleaders, Playboy organized a pictorial feature approved by team management happy for the media exposure. But when the resulting pictures set off a critical backlash, cheerleaders were fired, exposing society’s hypocrisy around female sexuality. Courtesy of A&E IndieFilms/Lifetime Films.

 

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Short List: Shorts

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Director: Galen Summer
Producer: EP Jeremy Yaches, EP Molly Thompson, EP Jeremiah Zagar, EP Liz Gateley, Producer Jason Goldman
Cinematographer: Hillary Spera, Jeff Powers
Editor: Galen Summer
Music: Bryan Scary and Giulio Carmassi
Running Time: 40
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2018