CineKink Kinky Film Festival Tour Hits Portland / Wednesday, September 25
A special evening of films that celebrate and explore a wide diversity of sexuality will screen on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 as CineKink, "the kinky film festival," hits Portland for a hot, one-night stand. CineKink: PDX will begin at 7pm with the shorts program, Best of CineKink/2019, followed by Sweet Spot, at 9pm. Both screenings will take place at the Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton St.).
At 7 PM, Best of CineKink/2019 is a collection of sexy shorts deemed the best during CineKink's most recent festival run. This year's assortment, with works ranging from mildly spicy to quite explicit, includes a comic look at one woman’s struggle to enjoy some alone time, a colorful portrait of an infamous latex aficionado, along with a documentary about and the latest work from CineKink 2019 Spotlight Artist Jennifer Lyon Bell. The full line-up features Me Time (Iyabo Boyd), Lesson #1 and Lesson #8 (Alberto Ferreras), I Am Lucie Bee (Ms. Naughty), The Baroness (Isabel Faintych),  Remember Me (Luis Camacho), Birthday (Shine Louise Houston), What’s Your Policy on Orgasms? (Zoe D’Amaro) and Adorn (Jennifer Lyon Bell).
And at 9 PM, Sweet Spot, a program of kinky shorts that poke and play with the dynamics of scratching just that particular itch! Selections in this screening include
Ostara (by Portland filmmaker Allen Dusk), Sweet, Sweet Kink: A Collection of BDSM Stories (Maggie M. Bailey), Spanko (Melanie Zoey Weinstein),  Little (Kris Williams), Unbridled (Marcus Quillan and Simon Christopher), Two People, One Ring (Evan Richards), The Wheel of Fortune (Bambi K) and Frostbite (Luna Kuu, Laura Rämö and Martin Jäger).
CineKink co-founder and director Lisa Vandever, a Portland native, will be on hand for a post-screening discussion with any attending filmmakers.
Admission is $10 door/$8 advance per screening, $15 door/$12 advance for both; 18 and over only.
National tour sponsors for CineKink/2019 are Bowery Bliss and njoy, along with Film Festival Secrets, FoodPorn Hub and Lustery, with additional local support from KinkFest, The Mystery Box Show and She Bop.
CineKink will travel next to Oakland, with a screening scheduled for October 2. Other CineKink tour dates ahead include Toronto (October 23) and Chicago (November 22-23), with additional cities to be announced shortly.
For more information and advance tickets, visit
About CineKink:
Now in its 16th season, CineKink is an annual film festival and national screening tour that celebrates and explores the wide diversity of sexuality. Presented by CineKink, an organization dedicated to the recognition and encouragement of sex-positive and kink-friendly depictions in film and television, works showcased by the festival range from documentary to drama, spicy to explicit - and everything in between! For more information, visit
Keywords: CineKink, Lisa Vandever, kink film festival, fetish film festival, erotic film festival, Portland, Clinton Street Theater
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individual film descriptions
** Wednesday, September 25 – 7:00 PM
A collection of sexy shorts deemed the best during CineKink’s most recent festival run. This year's assortment, with works ranging from documentary to drama, comedy to experimental, mildly spicy to quite explicit, includes:
CineKink Best Comedy Short
Me Time
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.)
CineKink Honorable Best Mention
Lesson #1
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.) 
CineKink Honorable Best Mention
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.)
CineKink Honorable Best Mention
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.)
CineKink Best Documentary Short - tie
The Baroness
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.)
CineKink Best Musical Short
Remember Me
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.)
CineKink Honorable Best Mention
Lesson #8
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 Ferreras, 2018, USA, 5 minutes. Stars David Fraioli and John David West.)
CineKink Honorable Best Mention
The Alley
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.)
CineKink Best Documentary Short - tie
What’s Your Policy on Orgasms?
In this portrait of feminist porn director, and CineKink 2019 Spotlight Artist, 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.)
CineKink Best Dramatic Short
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.)
Total running time 99 minutes.
** Wednesday, September 25 – 9:00 PM
SWEET SPOT (shorts program)
A kinky round-up of shorts that poke and play with the dynamics of scratching just that particular itch! Program includes:
A woman explores 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 and Johnny X 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.)
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