This graphic documentary by Brent Owens, creator of Pimps Up. Ho's Down
(which aired originally on HBO as part of the America Under Cover
series) offers a shocking view of the stunted lives of streetwalkers. Like Michael Apted's 28/UP and 35/UP, Owens films the same group of people — in this case, South Bronx prostitutes — several years apart; the first segment, Hookers at the Point
was shot in the early '90s and the second, Going Out Agai
at the the end of the decade. Angel, whose nickname is "Schoolteacher," makes no apologies for her heroin habit or the way she faces "The Life" with the aid of her pimp-husband. Though Cindy had a res...