CineKink Announces Kinky Line-Up for Annual Film Festival
April 3-7, 2019
NEW YORK, NY; March 21, 2019 - CineKink NYC returns for its 16th annual appearance April 3-7, 2019, bringing with it a specially-curated program of films and videos that celebrate and explore a wide diversity of sexuality. In addition to screenings, plans for the festival also include a short film competition, presentations, audience choice awards, a fundraising kick-off gala and a concluding "AfterGlow" play party.
Billing itself as "the kinky film festival," the event is presented by CineKink, an organization dedicated to the recognition and encouragement of sex-positive and kink-friendly depictions in film and television. Works featured at CineKink NYC will range from documentary to drama, comedy to experimental, mildly spicy to quite explicit - and everything in between.
"It's stunning how sex-positive filmmaking has evolved in the years we've been presenting the festival," said Lisa Vandever, co-founder and director of CineKink."We had such amazing works to choose from this season, from the countless alumni filmmakers we’ve showcased over the years, and from many newcomers. It’s a pleasure to offer such a rich and diverse festival line-up."
The CineKink NYC festivities commence Wednesday, April 3, at 8 PM, with a fundraising kick-off extravaganza to be held at M1-5 Lounge (52 Walker Street, NYC),
The festival then moves to Anthology Film Archives (32 Second Avenue, NYC) from Thursday, April 4,through Saturday, April 6, with several different film programs scheduled for each day.
A filmmaking workshop, an awards celebration and an AfterGlow play party at Bowery Bliss complete the festival's run on Sunday, April 7.
The CineKink festivities get going with the annual CINEKINK KICK-OFF GALA, taking place Wednesday, April 3 at 8 PM, a pansexual celebration that includes burlesque performances, sexy "sensation stations" for the kink-curious, a raffle of sex-positive swag, and some decadent cinematic morsels.
First up, on Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 PM, the documentary THE ARTIST & THE PERVERT takes an intimate look at the complicated relationship between a world-renowned composer and his “slave” wife. Then, at 9:20 PM, a collection of lusty shorts, HOTELS & HOOK-UPS, explores libidinous pursuit, from a back-alley tumble to a high-thread count rendezvous.
On Friday, April 5 at 7:00 PM, a set of masterful shorts, IN THE DARK, cruises through dungeons, parks and porn booths, exploring a bit of Leather pride and history along the way.
And at 9:20 PM, a sexy round-up of queer and feminist works, TAKING FLIGHT, travels to such magical places as a Brooklyn flat, a Berlin dungeon, a Nordic forest and the very gates of Heaven.
Kicking off Saturday, April 6 at 1:00 PM, the shorts program, WORK IT!, profiles the passion - and work - that goes into making sex-positivity one’s mission and business.
At 3:00 PM, a love letter to the movies, the documentary SICKIES MAKING FILMS, is an engaging, historical look at society’s urge to censor films.
At 5:00 PM, CineKink's annual showcase, BRING IT!, features a dazzling array of talent from today's adult cinema, each representing a wide range of genres and visual styles, all stepping up with a hot sampling of their recent endeavors.
At 7:45 PM, the romantic comedy TWO IN THE BUSH: A LOVE STORY, a wise and witty look at the world of bisexuality and polyamory, asks us to consider what risks are worth taking for love.
And at 10:00 PM, SWEET SPOT is a kinky collection of shorts that poke and play with the dynamics of scratching just that very particular itch.
For those inspired to take on creating their own erotic cinema, an afternoon workshop, FROM FANTASY TO FILM: DESIGN YOUR OWN PORN FILM, with CineKink alumni filmmaker and special guest, Jennifer Lyon Bell, will take place from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
CineKink NYC concludes the evening of Sunday, April 7 at 7:00 PM, with the CINEKINK AWARDS CELEBRATION, including presentation of the annual festival awards, to be followed at 9:00 PM by the CINEKINK AFTERGLOW party, one last chance to mingle with like-minded festival-goers and enjoy a few additional screenings, this time in a relaxed, play-party setting.
The location for all Sunday events is Bowery Bliss, a club located on the Lower East Side; exact address will be provided upon advance RSVP/purchase.
For more information on CineKink, visit http://cinekink.com.
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TICKETS AND PASSES
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Tickets to CineKink NYC screenings are $14; $11/students & seniors; $10/CineKink members. Admission for parties and workshops varies.
CINEKINK ALL-ACCESS PASS
A limited number of CineKink NYC All-Access Passes, covering admission to all screenings and parties, are available for $105; $85 for students/seniors; $75 for CineKink members.
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ABOUT CINEKINK NYC
Billing itself as "the kinky film festival," CineKink NYC returns for its 16th annual appearance April 3-7, 2019, to be followed by a national showcase tour. Presented by CineKink, an organization dedicated to the recognition and encouragement of sex-positive and kink-friendly depictions in film and television, works featured at CineKink range from documentary to drama, comedy to experimental, mildly spicy to quite explicit - and everything in between.
CINEKINK NYC - Program Descriptions
April 3-7, 2019
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3 ************
Wednesday, April 3 - 8:00 PM
KICK-OFF GALA & FUNDRAISER
Put on your shiny finery and help kick off CineKink NYC in proper style! A pansexual celebration of epic proportions, in addition to sultry performers, the festival’s opening night gala will feature “sexy sensation” stations, a kinky raffle, and some decadent cinematic morsels.
With all proceeds going to support the continuation of CineKink's sex-positive and kink-friendly program mission, it's mixing and mashing for a good cause!
Performers include comic Kate Wolff and burlesque dancers Jack Barrow, Mary Cyn and Munroe Lilly.
Featured films include:
The Dream of the Fisherman's Wife
An animated interpretation of the Japanese Edo-period painting.
(Directed by Julia Precourt, 2016, USA, 2 minutes.)
Sex Planet - Lacie
Debut single for the pop duo Sex Planet.
(Directed by Zach Strum, 2018, USA, 3 minutes.)
“There was a moment in my life where I was, at the same time, a little girl playing with dolls, and a little woman who used to hang out with the boys and secretly read erotic novels.” (Directed by Ilaria Pancero, 2018, Italy, 6 minutes.)
Cooking becomes racy and tasty in this irreverent cooking show hosted by former NYC nightlife party girl Feng-Feng Yeh and her crew of sexy friends.
(Directed by Feng-Feng Yeh, 2018, USA, 3 minutes.)
Comedian Kate Wolff raps about female sexuality…and every woman's right to be exactly who they are. (Directed by James Manzello, 2018, USA, 3 minutes.)
52 Walker Street (between Broadway & Church), NYC
$20/$15 CineKink members
21 and over only.
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/kick-off-gala/
THURSDAY, APRIL 4 ******************
Thursday, April 4 – 7:00 PM
CineKink Season Opener!
THE ARTIST & THE PERVERT
An intimate look at Georg Friedrich Haas, a famous Austrian composer and child of Nazi parents, and his wife, Mollena Williams-Haas, a renowned American kink educator and descendant of African slaves. Together they live in a public, kinky relationship. She is his “slave” and muse, he is her “master” – a combination that pushes many people’s buttons and touches on matters of race, sexuality, politics and power relations.
(Directed by Beatrice Behn and René Gebhardt, 2018, Germany, 96 minutes.)
The viewer becomes voyeur as this video, named “Best Experimental Short” at CineKink 2013, explores the emotional impact of witnessing a series of consensual and kinky interactions. (Directed by and stars Mollena Williams-Haas, 2012, USA, 7 minutes. Features Laura Antoniou, Nayland Blake, Lee Harrington, Sinclair Sexsmith and Lolita Wolf.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/the-artist-the-pervert
Thursday, April 4 – 9:20 PM
HOTELS & HOOK-UPS (Shorts Program)
This collection of lusty shorts explores libidinous pursuits, from a back alley tumble to a high thread-count rendezvous. Program includes:
A taste of leather, desire and hope.
(Directed by Patrick Aubert, 2018, Canada, 7 minutes. Stars Marianne Paquette and Frédéric Jeanrie.)
A night out, an old friend, and a special treat.
(Directed by Shine Louise Houston, 2018, USA, 7 minutes. Stars Nenna Feelmore and Barbary Rose.)
Boy meets Girl…and after a passionate encounter they make the mistake of comparing profiles in their dating app.
(Directed by Alberto Ferreras, 2018, USA, 7 minutes. Stars Shirley Rumierk and Francisco Solorzano.)
When her boyfriend fails to satisfy her in bed, Jess has to get creative. (Directed by Eleanor Blake, Gabriel Bradley, Sigin Ojulu and Paul Vogel, 2018, USA, 4 minutes. Stars Diana Matlak.)
Anything For You, Abby
Abby's dream date won't stop masturbating. It's a problem.
(Directed by Jamin Bricker, 2018, USA, 7 minutes. Stars Phoebe Neidhardt and Johnny Wactor.)
When pleasing your partner is pleasing other partners
(Directed by Brett McCabe, 2018, USA 8 minutes. Stars Ali Lu and Cory Ringdahl.)
Chris and Becca’s drunken hook-up goes wildly off the rails, when she reveals a rather unusual fetish (Directed by Ben Robins, 2018, United Kingdom, 8 minutes. Stars Lewis Peek and Rose Wardle.)
A gay app hookup takes an unexpected turn, proving that the best-laid plans won't get you laid as you planned. (Directed by Alberto Ferrera, 2018, USA, 5 minutes. Stars David Fraioli and John David West.)
After a long work week, Deborah is exhausted and needs to relax. But she is conflicted as to how. (Directed by Iyabo Boyd, 2019, USA, 9 minutes. Stars Adenike Thomas.)
A woman and a man locked in a room. A game of glances starts a mute challenge: the silence is broken only by breathing and moans. (Directed by Lidia Ravviso and Slavininam, 2016, Italy, 11 minutes.)
A woman wakes up in a hotel room with a younger man at her side. She insists he leave, he resists, and the struggle begins. Is it the power of love, or the love of power that bring them together, repeating the same ritual again. (Directed by Julia Campanelli, 2017, USA, 15 minutes. Stars Julia Campanelli and Sean Yves Lessard.)
An unexpected encounter at the laundromat… and a woman who knows what she wants. (Directed by Inka Winter, 2018, USA, 11 minutes. Stars Mr. and Mrs. Wylde.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/hotels-hook-ups/
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 *********************
Friday, April 5 – 7:00 PM
IN THE DARK (Shorts Program)
A set of masterful shorts that cruise through dungeons, parks and porn booths, exploring a bit of Leather pride and history along the way.
In The Dark
Animated music video for the song In The Dark by the Russian queer party band, Sado Opera. (Directed by Rory Midhani, 2018, Germany, 5 minutes.)
In direct response to Annette Kennerley's 1993 “Sex Lies Religion,” reimagines the idea of a lesbian cruising ground in London, enacted in the same historic spot as the earlier film - Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington.
(Directed by and stars Max Disgrace and Lina Bembe, 2018, United Kingdom, 7 minutes.)
In 2017, Dr. Ralph Bruneau became International Mr. Leather (IML). As part of his step aside at IML 2018, he presented the incoming contestant class and the audience with a gift: this video short, drawing upon a musical theatre background that was unknown to many. (Directed by Luis Camacho, 2018, USA, 5 minutes. Stars Ralph Bruneau.)
With the Tide
A grieving man seeks solace and solitude in the confines of a mysterious home. (Directed by Keith Hodder, 2018, Canada, 9 minutes. Stars Garfield Andrews and Nick Stojanovic.)
The story of sixteen men put on trial for sadomasochism in the dying days of Thatcher's Britain was told by the police, the prosecution and the tabloid press — but not by the arrested participants. (Directed by Charlie Lyne, 2018, United Kingdom, 14 minutes.)
French poet Charles Baudelaire was convinced: “You must always intoxicate yourself! With wine, poetry, art - as you will.” (Directed by and stars Candy Flip, Jo Pollux and Theo Meow, 2018, Germany, 6 minutes.)
davy & GOLIATH
An afternoon visit to a small city Sex Shoppe yields excitement, surprise and comic relief. (Directed by Charles Lum and Todd Verow, 2018, USA, 7 minutes. Stars Paul Yinger and Joe Wakeman.)
Three contestants compete to out sex each other in a ‘Fight Club’ meets ‘Pitch Perfect’ parody interpreted through gay porn. (Directed by Mitch Harrison, 2018, USA, 5 minutes.)
After a series of text messages. Italian BDSM master Pietro finally meets his new conquest in Berlin: Axl, a successful, yet deeply insecure porn actor from London who was once voted "best top in the industry" and is now determined to explore his submissive side. (Directed by Felix Kamp, 2018, Germany, 35 minutes. Features Pietro Mingiotti aka Leather Big Wolf and AJ Alexander aka Axl.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/in-the-dark/
Friday, April 5 – 9:20 PM
Rope, rituals and release!
TAKING FLIGHT (shorts program)
This sexy round-up of queer and feminist works travels to such magical places as a Brooklyn flat, a Berlin dungeon, a Nordic forest and the very gates of Heaven.
As you wish, My Lady
My Lady likes a dark space underground. We've all spent time there but none of us know the way. (Directed by Jo Pollux and Sadie Lune, 2018, Germany, 5 minutes. Stars Bishop Black, the Clyo, Lina Bembe, Maryann Peony, Mathilde Manon, Nina Scum, Sadie Lune and Rayh Succulent.)
In a celebration of the Divine Queer, reimagines religion and history as queer deities wearing Jamall Osterholm’s fashion line interacting within a mystical landscape.
(Directed by Georden West, 2018, USA, 8 minutes. Stars Yaa, Munroe Lilly, Lia Bass, Jazzy Roulhac and Desean Taber.)
Make Me Fly
Eva is tied up, but through the art of Shibari she can still fly.
(Directed by Morena Barra, 2018, Switzerland, 6 minutes.)
NÄKKI - Spellbound
Inspired by Finnish folklore, magic and forest, tells a story of two human beings, Inkeri & Saga, casting a spell to bring back fertility.
(Directed by and stars Luna Kuu with Lynx Ymi, 2018, Finland, 18 minutes.)
Plastic & Fur
The feeling and intensity of a sexual encounter are enhanced by the rhythm and structure of an electro-punk musical track.
(Directed by and stars Maria Blah with Kay Garnellen, 2018, Spain, 8 minutes.)
5 beautiful queers, 3 Business Partners, 2 Magic Wands and one delightful afternoon.
(Directed by Aorta Films, 2015, USA, 11 minutes. Stars Parts Authority, Mahx Capacity, Shay Knox, Erykah Ohms and Ginny Woolf.)
In episodic form, captures the queer, sex-positive Berlin scene in sun-drenched and intoxicatingly beautiful tableaus. (Directed by Goodyn Green, 2018, Georgia, 46 minutes. Stars Finn Peaks, Lucia Luxemburg, Angel Van Dyke, Mal Cunt, Sadie Lune, Zoë Challenger, Jasko Fide, Ze Royale, Lina Bembe and Mad Kate.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/taking-flight/
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 ***************
Saturday, April 6 – 1:00 PM
WORK IT! (Shorts Program)
Profiles the passion - and work - that goes into making sex-positivity one’s mission and business.
Texas Annie: The Legend of the Moan Ranger
With music by John Wood of ‘The Wet Spots’ fame, tells the tale of a renegade dildo runner in Texas. (Directed by Jennifer Howd, 2018, USA, 3 minutes. Stars Jazzy Byner.)
The Old Stripper
A veteran burlesque dancer, Opal Dockery, goes on a cross-country road trip to visit her dancing cities from yesterday. (Directed by Jack Truman. 2018, USA, 9 minutes. )
Sex Tapes: Lessons from a 7ft Penis & Friends
“My big dick, my big vagina, my big asshole give me superpowers!” A look at the 20+ year career of Canadian underground star activist/performer Norman Nawrocki.
(Directed by Tamara Scherbak, 2018, Canada, 9 minutes. )
Thank You Come Again (Ep. 2)
An uptight academic starts a new job at the Pleasure Chest, where the colorful, queer team of misfits introduces her to the irreverent world of the sex toy industry
(Directed by Chelsea Steiner, 2018, USA, 5 minutes. Stars Carolyn Jania, Carter Ray, Danielle Perez, Joel Kimmel, Tara DeMarco, Michelle Soto, Bryan Peralta, Cara Zozula and Corey Sherrell.)
The Baroness, New York’s premier designer of elegant and provocative latex, navigates the ever-growing world of latex fashion. (Directed by Isabel Faintych, 2018, USA, 6 minutes.)
Kink Doctor - Pilot Trailer
In this pilot for a talk show/web series, Kink Doctor (KD) and Bastard Keith have a conversation with Domina Dia Dynasty about transformational domination, coming out of the kink closet, erotic humiliation, and good vs. bad shame.
(Directed by Miki Mosman. 2018, USA, 3 minutes.)
I Am Lucie Bee
Sex worker, artist and geek Lucie Bee invites us into her bedroom, and shows off her cosplay outfits, her comics, her sex toys and her real self. (Directed by Ms. Naughty, 2018, Australia, 13 minutes.)
What’s your orgasm policy?
In this portrait of feminist porn director Jennifer Lyon Bell, she shares her views on filmmaking and allows the audience into the backstage of her latest film, Adorn. (Directed by Zoe D’Amaro, 2018, The Netherlands, 8 minutes. Features Jennifer Lyon Bell, Sadie Lune and Parker Marx.
In an experimental erotic game, Sadie and Parker face each other naked; by the end they are mostly clothed and utterly exhausted. What’s in between is unique and completely improvised by the performers themselves. (Directed by Jennifer Lyon-Bell, 2018, The Netherlands, 28 minutes. Stars Sadie Lune and Parker Marx.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/work-it/
Saturday, April 6 – 3:00 PM
New York Premiere!
SICKIES MAKING FILMS
A love letter to the movies, Sickies Making Films looks at society’s urge to censor films and asks why? Finding reasons both absurd and surprisingly understandable, the documentary uses the Maryland Board of Censors (1916-1981) as a lens, incorporating archival materials, classic film segments, and interviews with filmmakers and exhibitors, who were subjected to censorship, to provide a context for the way films are vetted and rated today. (Directed by Joe Tropea, features John Waters, Pat Moran, Alan Shecter, Aaron Seidler, Robert Headley, Laura Wittern-Keller, David Taft Terry, Richard Macksey and Ross Freedman.)
A mock blow-job tutorial, meant to examine our expectations and digital influences as we transition into sexually-active adults. (Directed by and stars Gabrielle Lenhard, 2016, USA, 2 minutes.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/sickies-making-films/
Saturday, April 6 – 5:00 PM
BRING IT! (Adult Showcase/Showdown)
A dazzling array of talent from today's adult cinema, working in a wide range of genres and visual styles, steps up with a hot sampling of their recent creative endeavors. This year’s program includes:
Alien experimentation and first contact eroticism.
(Directed by Kim Cums, 2018, Australia, 13 minutes. Stars Rachel Organa, Kim Cums and Paige.)
A woman describes the key components that make her female-led marriage successful.
(Directed by Carlos Deth, 2018, USA, 9 minutes. Stars Mona Wales and Carlos Deth.)
Ciel shares his experience of squirting as a person with a penis and prostate - and the sex machine that gets him there
(Directed by Kate Sinclaire, 2018, Canada, 14 minutes.)
Two friends take a risk and decide to make out for the first time. An incredibly sensual and slow encounter unfolds in which every breath and every moment is savored.
(Directed by Ms. Naughty, 2018, Australia, 8 minutes. Stars Kali Sudhra and Parker Marx.)
Mind Fucked: A Cult Classic
Nature loving hippie Gemini thinks she’s met the guy of her dreams when she runs into Sage at a park, and eagerly joins his commune. But once natural disasters start to happen in the world, Sage’s hippie philosophy takes a darker turn. (Directed by Dee Severe and Bella Bathory, 2018, USA, 20 minutes. Stars Andi Rye, Tommy Pistol, Della Dane and Lily Lane.)
An erotic film about 1950’s good ol’ educational TV. We learn a great deal about the era-appropriate, martini-drinking married couple, what they have tried in bed… and would still like to try. (Directed by Urvashi, 2018, USA, 16 minutes. Stars Rogue and Remy.)
Cara is on the look out for a new pair of Speedos to add to her collection. When she gets caught in the act by Romeo, though, she gets more than just his shorts.
(Directed by Erika Lust, 2018, Spain, 17 minutes. Stars Cara Vega and Romeo.)
A young trans woman with a body that is still transforming explores her desires, arousal and orgasm during an Erotic Awakening massage. (Directed by and featuring Barbara Carrellas with Rowan, 2017, USA, 24 minutes.)
Underneath Their Nylon Leotards
Kaya, a professional ballerina from the Upper East Side, is on the edge of her career. But lately, something has been throwing her off balance. (Directed by Maximus Skaff, 2018, USA, 19 minutes. Stars Kaya Lin and Viktor Belmont.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/bring-it
Saturday, April 6 – 7:45 PM
TWO IN THE BUSH: A LOVE STORY
On the same day she loses her job, Emily arrives home early from work to find her girlfriend in the throes of passion with someone else. In an instant, her entire life is turned upside down. Moving in with her best friend, Emily lands a new gig working for a dominatrix, promptly falling for both her new boss…and her boss’s boyfriend. A wise and witty look at the world of bisexuality, polyamory and dungeons, Two in the Bush asks us to consider what risks are worth taking for love. (Directed by Laura Madalinski, 2018, USA, 97 minutes. Stars Sarah Mitchell, Travis Delgado, Caitlin Aase and Melissa DuPrey.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/two-in-the-bush-a-love-story/
Saturday, April 6 – 9:45 PM
SWEET SPOT (shorts program)
A kinky collection of shorts that poke and play with the dynamics of scratching just that particular itch. Program includes:
A woman explore her sexual fantasies through the traditional folkloric figure and symbol of Easter. You’ll never eat a carrot the same way again.
(Directed by Allen Dusk, 2018, USA, 3 minutes. Stars Ivy Aura.)
A misfit second grade teacher finally explores her taboo fetish.
(Directed by Melanie Zoey Weinstein, 2018, USA, 12 minutes. Stars Melanie Zoey Weinstein, Robert Bella and Amelie Buchler.)
Sophie identifies as a ‘little’ and likes to behave and dress like a child, entering a mental state where she sees the world with childlike wonder. Moving in with a ‘mummy’ and ‘little brother’ she meets online, she turns their secret, suburban bliss upside down.
(Directed by Kris Williams, 2018, United Kingdom, 19 minutes. Stars Maddy Bryce, Kate Kelly, Becca Grant and Alastair Cumming.)
Sweet Sweet Kink: A Collection of BDSM Stories
Takes a sweet, sweet peek into the kinky world of bondage, dominance, and sadomasochism through four different stories of intimate connection, consensual exploration, and deep self-reflection. (Directed by Maggie M. Bailey, 2018, USA, 17 minutes. Stars Anonymous, Miss Wednesday, Spankbillhard, Kira Wolf Arnault, Jack and Tiffany.)
Based on a show called “Black Beauty in Irons,” explores kink, fetish, and BDSM themes from a perspective based firmly within those communities and, specifically, through a fictional couple's experience with pony-play. (Directed by Marcus Quillan and Simon Christopher, 2018, United Kingdom, 10 minutes. Eryn Rose and Marcus Quillan.)
Two People, One Ring
A hotel room. Two engaged lovers live within their own rules of attraction.
Directed by Evan Richards, 2018, USA, 8 minutes. Stars Lizzie Hopley and Carl Prekopp.
The Wheel of Fortune
Five strangers are bound by metal and flesh. Only their release can set them free.
(Directed by Bambi K, 2018, USA, 8 minutes. Stars Nikki Darling, Freya Mars, Mimosa, Queue, Johnny X and Starlight.)
Takes place in an imaginative space between heat and cold, as a winter afternoon in a sauna descends into a dream: an otherworldly power-play session.
(Directed by Luna Kuu, Laura Rämö and Martin Jäger, 2018, Finland, 17 minutes. Stars Emihurts and Vera M.)
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/sweet-spot/
SUNDAY, APRIL 7 ******************
Sunday, April 7 – 2:00-5:00 PM
FROM FANTASTY TO FILM: DESIGN YOUR OWN PORN FILM (workshop)
Imagine a perfect porn film, designed with your own erotic tastes and quirks in mind. Guess what? You can make it! In this beginner’s workshop, award-winning CineKink filmmaker Jennifer Lyon Bell (Headshot, Matinee, Skin Like Sun, the virtual reality film Second Date, and this season’s Adorn) presents the tools to plan and create your very own porn movie — whether you later decide to pick up a camera and do it, or whether you just like knowing that you could.
(Workshop will feature presentation of several explicit clips, including samples of Jennifer’s work. There will be no nudity required or actual sexual activity involved.
All genders, orientations and proclivities are welcome. We strive to create a safe, non-judgmental place where you can explore your ideas and creativity!)
SPECIAL ADMISSION: $25 (NOT included in CineKink NYC All-Access Pass)
LOCATION: Bowery Bliss, lower east side location, address emailed to ticket holders
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/from-fantasy-to-film-design-your-own-porn-film/
Sunday, April 7 – 7:00-8:30 PM
CINEKINK AWARDS CELEBRATION
Come out and drink a toast to this year's fantastic crop of CineKink filmmakers!
SPECIAL ADMISSION: Free with advance RSVP. 21 and over, BYOB
LOCATION: Bowery Bliss, lower east side location, address emailed to RSVPs
EVENT LINK: http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/cinekink-awards-celebration/
Sunday, April 7 – 9:00 PM
CINEKINK AFTERGLOW PARTY
One last chance to meet, mix and mingle with fellow CineKinksters, this time in a relaxed play party setting. Snuggle into the sofas, find a private nook or recline across a friendly lap and settle in for one final evening of CineKinky goodness unfolding all around.)
A visual exploration of paint, bodies and sexuality.
(Directed by Urvashi, 2018, USA, 9 minutes. Stars Angel and Avalon.)
Nadia & The Therapist
The story of a young woman in search of the perfect kinky match, whose sexual exploration includes self-bondage, BDSM, spanking, flogging and the NYC dating scene.
(Directed by David Harris, 2018, USA, 63 minutes. Stars Nadia White, Heidee Nytes, Autumn Bodell, David Harris, Michaelanthony Mandrake and Leviathan.)
In this blasphemous, dream-like movie, a woman returns home after a long day at work and prepares a relaxing bath. (Directed by Morgana Mayer, 2018, Italy, 80 minutes.)
SPECIAL ADMISSION: Priority entrance given to CineKink NYC All-Access pass holders. Beginning March 27th, a limited number of advance purchase admissions will be available for $50/individual; $60/duo; $75/triad. No door sales, advance purchase only, 21 and over, BYOB.
LOCATION: Bowery Bliss, lower east side location, address emailed to pass and ticket-holders.
EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/nyc/cinekink-nyc-2019/afterglow-party/