Numa Perrier and Tiffany Tenille, the director and star of the new Netflix film Jezebel, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about Perrier's real-life experience as an online sex worker in the 1990s and turning that into a movie. They also discuss how the rise of digital filmmaking has opened doors for directors of color like Perrier, how Tenille educated herself about life on the early internet, and how state and local regulators wrestled with the rise of digital peep shows. Plus: How the internet changed the relationship between sex workers and their clients, and what creators and Hollywood should do to encourage more diversity.
Numa Perrier (@missnuma), writer/director/costar, Jezebel
Tiffany Tenille (@Tiffany_Tenille), star, Jezebel
Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), Recode co-founder and editor-at-large
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