PARK CITY, Utah, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Lina Esco has just been informed by her lawyer that her feature film, Free the Nipple, will be given an NC-17 rating. Ironically, the film is about the backwards censorship laws in Hollywood. "I hope this injustice leads to serious dialogue concerning what images and ideas are considered 'culturally damaging' and obscene," explained Esco. "Today, there is more violence in PG-13 movies than in R-Rated films. What is more obscene: violence or a nipple?"
To bypass the MPAA's rating system and escape censorship, Esco has decided to work with FundAnything.com to help her raise money to finish film and market the film. "I want people to see the film I intended to make, without it being censored," explained Esco. "FundAnything.com gives everyone the chance to join me in this important fight against censorship in a country that ironically prides itself on freedom."
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About Lina Esco
Esco's first acting gig was in 2005 in the acclaimed indie film, London, starring Jessica Biel, Chris Evans and Jason Statham. Esco then went on to play Jimmy Smits daughter in the controversial CBS series Cane (2007), then indie breakout Kingshighway (2010). Esco was cast in the international coming-of-age film, LOL (2011) starring alongside Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore. After LOL, Esco was hired by Antoine Fuqua to co-star with Ethan Hawke in Antoine's first pilot, Exit Strategy for Fox-TV. Esco produced and directed PSA's for the Academy Award-winning Best Documentary of 2009, The Cove, entitled, "My Friend is..." to bring awareness to the annual slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. In 2012 Esco finally stepped up to direct and star in her first feature film "FREE THE NIPPLE" based on a true story of two women who start a revolution to reverse the backwards censorship laws in America. Lina Esco currently resides in Los Angeles.
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