August 30, 2016 11:19am
CineKink Oakland 9/8
Source: CineKink PR
by: Company Press Release
(NEW YORK, NY) -- Films that celebrate and explore a wide diversity of sexuality will screen on Thursday, September 8, at 9:00 PM, as CineKink, "The kinky film festival," returns to Oakland for a hot, one-night stand.
Screening at the New Parkway (474 24th Street, Oakland), "Best of CineKink/2016” is 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 'Pepper' (Patrick Aubert), 'Dad in Mum' (Fabrice Bracq), 'Everybody does it' (Megan Brotherton), 'Feminist Porn Filmmakers' (Lora Hristova), 'Wild Lovers' (Isabel Dresler), 'I Am a Tourist I Would Like to See Him Naked' (Margie Schnibbe), 'Locked' (René de Sans and Mamana), 'Rites' (BunnyZ) and 'an Appointment with My Master' (Erika Lust).
Filmmaker Isabel Dresler and performer Jiz Lee will join CineKink's festival director and curator, Lisa Vandever, for a post-screening discussion.
Admission is $10, with advance purchase strongly recommended; 18 and over only.
For more information and advance tickets, visit http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/tour-2016/oakland
The 2016 CineKink festival tour is sponsored by Pure, Bowery Bliss, KinkyMedical.net, the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, Leather Archives and Museum, and njoy.
Other tour dates ahead include Chicago (October 1), with additional cities to be announced shortly. For general information, and to stay up to date with CineKink news, visit http://cinekink.com.
Now in its 13th 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 http://cinekink.com.
Cinekink: Oakland - 2016 individual film descriptions:
** Thursday, September 8 – 9:00 PM
BEST OF CINEKINK/2016
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:
Best Dramatic Short:
It's a painful awakening after an evening of fantasies explored. (Directed by Patrick Aubert, 2015, Canada, 7 minutes. Stars Chantal Bellavance, Frédérique Proulx and Eloïse Tanguay Simard.)
Best Comedy Short:
"Dad in Mum"
The middle of the night. Moans are heard behind the parents' door. Two young sisters are asking questions... (Directed by Fabrice Bracq, 2015, France, 6 minutes.)
Honorable Best Mention:
"Everybody Does It"
A young woman takes her sexuality into her own hands--literally.
(Directed by Megan Brotherton, 2015, USA, 11 minutes.)
Best Documentary Short:
"Feminist Porn Filmmakers"
Explores the definitions of feminist porn, issues around genderqueer visibility, sex education, internet piracy and censorship. (Directed by Lora Hristova, 2015, United Kingdom, 28 minutes. Shot on location at the Berlin Pornfilm Festival, interviews include CineKink alumni filmmakers Jiz Lee, Shine Louise Houston, Petra Joy, Ms Naughty, Pandora Blake, Maria Bala, Lucie Blush and Alyx Fox, along with Audrey Fox and Yvette Luhrs.)
Honorable Best Mention
A beautiful day in the country with some sunshine and some rope.
(Directed by Isabel Dresler, 2015, USA, 5 minutes. Stars Jiz Lee and Valentine.)
Honorable Best Mention
"I am a Tourist I Would Like to See Him Naked"
A first German lesson to learn your way around Berlin.
(Directed by Margie Schnibbe (AKA Vena Virago), 2015, USA, 4 minutes. Stars Luc Notsnad.)
Best Experimental Short:
One man spends his days in a chastity cage, locked away yet teased, loved and tormented, waiting for his release. Will it ever come? (Directed by René de Sans and Mamana, 2015, Germany, 4 minutes.)
Best Musical Short:
A young man is lured to NYC's Black Party, where he lusts after the object of his obsession and experiments with the rituals of an underground society.
(Directed by Bunnyz, 2015, USA, 11 minutes. Miles G Jackson, Hans Berlin, Walter Dundervill, Paul Martin, Maddelyn Hadde, Baroness, Darrel Thorne, Desert Sin, Defacto, Lady Circus, Company XIV, Glenar McQueen and a cast of thousands.)
Best Narrative Short:
"An Appointment With My Master"
The fantasy: "I would love to find the Master of my dreams. I would set an appointment with him, I don't know, once a month. Just like you do with a psychologist or a dentist or a hairdresser." (Directed by Erika Lust, 2015, Spain, 15 minutes. Stars Amarna Millar and Mickey Mod.)
Total program running time is 91 minutes.