Final monthly film event before SECS Fest!

Final monthly film event before SECS Fest!

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I’m excited that we have one final event before our weekend long, erotic film festival, SECS Fest, September 8 – 10.

The Seattle Erotic Cinema Society is teaming up with Mondo Macabro to present the erotic European lesbian horror film, Girl Slaves of Morgana le Fay – 9 pm, Tuesday August 29th at our favorite theater, the Grand Illusion Cinema.

 

GIRL SLAVES OF MORGANA LE FAY
Director: Bruno Gantillon
France, 1971

**Co-Presented with MONDO MACABRO**

Driving in their car through France one summer, two young girls, Anna & Francoise, find themselves trapped in the kingdom of the mythic Morgana, Queen of the Witches.

Ever since Merlin taught her his skills centuries ago, Morgana has gone on living by obtaining the souls of the young women who pass through her kingdom. In exchange, she gives the captives who agree to her pact eternal youth and beauty. Those who refuse her grow old and ugly in the dungeons of her castle.

A classic of softcore erotic horror, GIRL SLAVES OF MORGANA LE FAY is beautifully shot. Beware the magical enrapturement – Morgana does not take well to refusal.

*No one under 18 admitted*
Grand Illusion’s box office open 30 minutes before showtime
CASH or check only

Also, will be able to sell Seattle Erotic Cinema Society memberships and festival passes at the event next Tuesday. And unlike the Grand Illusion, we will be able to accept credit cards.

 

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SECS Fest 2017 Tickets are on sale

SECS Fest 2017 Tickets are on sale

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Our first ever, annual international erotic film festival is only three weeks away. Our program has been finalized and tickets are now available through Stranger Tickets.

Our membership program is also live. Seattle Erotic Cinema Society members receive a discount on the price of tickets, $10 vs $12 general admission and SECS members can purchase a full-series pass. So if you would like to see all four feature length films, the three short film programs, and the two archival screenings, you may want to purchase a full series pass. The full-series pass includes entry into all of the SECS screenings at the Grand Illusion Cinema, but also includes admission to the SECS Fest closing film and wrap party.

Picture of Beauty

The full schedule of events:

Friday (9/8/2017)

7 pm Picture of Beauty – Tickets

9 pm Matinee Idol (1984, Archival) – Tickets

Saturday (9/9/2017)

1 PM – Exotic – Tickets

4:00 PM – Sexperimental Short Films (Shorts Program) – Tickets

6:30 PM – Future Sex (Shorts Program) – Tickets

9 PM – Nightdreams (1981, Archival) – Tickets

Sunday (9/10/2017)

11 AM – The Training of Poe – Tickets

2 PM – “It’s Complicated” (Shorts Program) – Tickets

4 PM – Feminist & Submissive – Tickets

7 PM – Wrap Party – (At Hale’s Ales in Ballard)

Jiz Lee in Shapeshifters

In addition to dozens to new erotic films from around the world, we are including two archival programs. Vinegar Syndrome is presenting the 1984 Golden Age film Matinee Idol on Friday, September 8th, 9 pm with special guests Dr. David Church and Raymond Rea. Dr. Church is a film historian, specializing in genre cinema and Raymond Rea was the assistant cinematographer on Matinee Idol.

On the set of Matinee Idol

The festival is also thrilled and honored that Stephen Sayadian has granted us permission to exhibit the surreal horror porn, Nightdreams (1981). You’ve never seen anything quite like this. 

And don’t forget, like our monthly screenings at the Grand Illusion Cinema, this is an 18+ event.

What I’m personally most excited to share is the collection of short films with themes more common in science fiction than erotica. The Future Sex short film program is made up of films with futuristic settings, imagined future technologies, and in a few cases, dystopian visions. This collection shorts would make a fantastic double feature with Nightdreams. Not only are the shorts incredibly innovative and imaginative, but some of them are also quite surprisingly explicit.

Read about all of the film included in SECS Fest 2017 on our films page: https://seattleeroticcinema.org/secs-fest/festival-2017/

And don’t forget. Our festival hashtag is #secsfest17

 

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Become a SECS Member

Become a SECS Member

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SECS Member #1!

After a three month hiatus, the screening of The Wild Search, from Feminist porn auteur Shine Louise Houston was a sexy good time.

At the event, we launched the Seattle Erotic Cinema Society Membership Program and documented the sale of our first membership. SECS membership is only $50 per year and comes with a long list of benefits;

  • Reduced admission to monthly screenings at the Grand Illusion Cinema ($5 instead of $9). Member price may vary at other venues.
  • Receive our monthly newsletter
  • Discounts on SECS FEST event tickets
  • Discounts on Seattle Erotic Art Festival tickets
  • Advance access to festival box office

And most important, SECS members will not only get advance access to our festival box office, but due to their limited number, FULL-SERIES PASSES will be only be available to members.

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

Also, our SECS FEST website is in the process of being updated to include festival dates, locations, schedule, and all of the other pertinent information, but many of the details on the films that will be at the festival are already listed.

Don’t forget to mark your calendars as SECS FEST is approaching. Tickets will be on sale later in the month.

 

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