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CineKink: The Best of 2018

CineKink: The Best of 2018

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A sexy selection of films and videos deemed the year's best during the kinky film festival's latest annual run. As always, this year's assortment probes a wide range of sexual proclivities and perversities.

 

Best of CineKink / 2018

asian man, white woman

Can’t a guy just get a little fantasy time?
Directed by and stars Woody Fu, 2017, USA, 2 minutes.
best comedy short

don’t call me

Dick, Cunt, Asshole… why are those words insults, when these body parts are so magnificent? Directed by Olympe De G., France, 3 minutes. Stars Bishop Black, Rooster and Heidi Switch.
best experimental short

cruising elsewhere

Whatever happened to Wohler Beach? Oral histories and spectral pornography resurrect memories of a once legendary gay beach. Directed by Ryan White, 2017, USA, 13 minutes.
best experimental short

f*ck yes: threesome

There are really loving (and hot) ways to handle a partner’s change in mood. This is just one. Directed by Jessica King, 2018, USA, 3 minutes. Stars Daniel Kyri and Carlton McBeth.
best digital series

yes campaign

A whimsical, sex-positive look at the many wonderful ways we can say “Yes” to each other. Inspired by the recent marriage equality vote in Australia, a celebration of acceptance and consent. Directed by Ms. Naughty, Australia, 2017, 8 minutes. Features Jiz Lee, Sadie Lune, Lilith Jovian, Dante Dionys, Bishop Black, Rooster X-Ray, Kali Sudhra, Parker Marx, KAy Garnellen, Luke, Dion De Rossi, Leo, Nichole, and Lina Bembe.
best advocacy short

GIVE_AND_TAKE_Library_Hourslibrary hours

A recent widow named Camille falls into a strange, long-distance courtship with a librarian named Delphine, her dead husband’s first wife. A love story about books and bondage.
Directed by Jim Vendiola, 2017, USA, 11 minutes. Stars Cam Damage and Melissa Vento.
honorable best mention

queen kong

A smartly-dressed man and woman are trying to have sex behind a tree. In the distance is the music of a party. She’s beautiful and he’s too drunk and the persistent ringing of his phone breaks the mood. The interlude goes unconsummated, until Queen Kong steps in.
Directed by Monica Strambini, 2016, Italy, 20 minutes. Stars Valentina Nappi, Luca Lionello and Janina Rudenska.
best dramatic short

MIXINGS_MINGLINGS_Morning_After_Boys_Kissmorning after

After a long time abroad, a young man returns home and reunites with friends. A sensual game amongst them forces him to confront deep conflicts that lead to a powerful awakening.
Directed by Patricia Chica, 2017, Canada, 15 minutes. Stars Thomas Vallières, Kristian Hodko, Zoé De Grand Maison, Joey Scarpellino and Jordana Lajoie.
honorable best mention

writing in bed

A mean case of writer’s block and noisy roommates make it very hard for Parker to get any work done. But when a rowdy and tipsy Aaron stumbles into her room late at night, she finds herself drawn to an inspiring distraction.
Directed by Shine Louise Houston, 2017, USA, 19 minutes. Stars Ingrid Mouth and Tommy Pistol.
honorable best mention

laurels

French director Pauline Sala is dismayed that another filmmaker will be sharing her hotel room in order to save a fledgling film festival some money. This strange woman has a secret that Pauline will soon learn, however, and surely won’t ever forget.
Directed by David Brundige, 2017, USA, 7 minutes. Stars Vahina Giocante and Rhian Rees.
honorable best mention

shapeshifters

Part Three of the Sex & Space Trilogy. After two porn films with dancers, this is a dance film with porn stars, where Jiz Lee, Gala Vanting, KAy Garnellen, Bishop Black, and Jasko Fide talk about their performance practice and try out some contemporary dance improv tasks. No sex, no nudity? Scandalous!
Directed by David Bloom, 2016, Germany, 20 minutes.
honorable best mention

BRING_IT_ThePickupthe pickup

An erotic film about a “chance” encounter. If we are open, the erotic can find us in the course of our daily lives in unexpected and wonderful ways. We have the choice to engage and accept the adventure presented.
Directed by Urvashi, 2017, USA 16 minutes. Stars Avalon and Angel.
“bring it!” award

Special Admission

per screening–$10 door/$8 advance
double-feature–$15 door/$12 advance
18+ only

advance tickets:

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