Festival 2017 – FILMS

“It’s Complicated” (Shorts Program)
Summary “It’s Complicated” is a fantastic description of sexual relationships in the 21st Century. These shorts look at modeling consent, non-traditional
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Be my First
A young Japanese girl riding the train posts a message from her phone to an online thread
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Boner Loaner
World Premiere Summary In a futuristic society, a man suffering from temporary erectile dysfunction receives a mail-order android-sex-surrogate to take
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Breakfast in Bed
Intimacy, dairy, and a shopping trip with a secret.
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Cake
Summary Eliza, a bisexual woman, tries to explore her sexuality within her marriage with her husband Thomas by surprise ordering
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Cellular Activity: BEDTIME STORY
The director, Neil Needleman, considered naming this video Naughty Nasty Movie, Orgy Loops, or Porno Pandemonium (very appropriate titles, all),
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Don’t F*ck with England
A love story of words, whips, fries, and chips.
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Eros Diary
This frankly explicit film investigates the ecstasy, intimacy, and ambivalent emotions of sex and how it both does and doesn’t
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Erotic Mandalas
Summary Mandalas in movement. Images from porn movies transformed into erotic mandalas. Explicit sex wins here; the abstract line and
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Exotic
The documentary Exotic takes us into the lives of the dancers on Guam, giving the viewer a front row seat
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Feminist and Submissive
This short film was inspired in one of many post found on xconfessions.com: "My boyfriend probably thinks I would like
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Fingers
Summary “F*ck Yes” is a modern sex ed series focused on improving communication (and sex) between consenting adults. SHOWTIMES “It’s
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Folsom Street
Summary Taking equal inspiration from the 1970s gay leather/S&M world and the universe of choreographer Bob Fosse, a ‘Leather Daddy’
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Four Play – Blue, Table, Water, Cello
A woman sits alone writing music. As her imagination leads to deeper inspiration, her music and her sexual imagination intertwine.
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Future Sex (Shorts Program)
Summary Welcome to a dystopic future where communities receive neurological implants to explore pleasure; or a dominatrix may be ordered
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House of Air
Summary Deriving its inspiration from Hal Fischer’s seminal work ‘Gay Semiotics: a photographic study of visual coding among homosexual men’,
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How to Date Couples
How to Date Couples is a spoof on educational films from the 50s. With the help of an ever-present narrator,
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Imperial Tranz-Am
U.S. Premiere Summary A mechanic. A classic muscle car. A bored housewife. A bizarre love triangle. SHOWTIMES Sexperimental Shorts –
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JULES
Jules, an attractive, 35 year-old woman, has a passionate and all-consuming love affair. Unable to bear the idea that it
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Leaving the Ghost Boat
Summary SHOWTIMES “It’s Complicated” (Shorts Program) – Sunday, September 10 – 2 pm – Grand Illusion Cinema Additional Information Runtime: 00:04:10
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Matinee Idol
Summary Archival Program MATINEE IDOL (1984) Directed by Henri Pachard TRT: Co-Presented with VINEGAR SYNDROME   Introduction by David Church,
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Neurosex3
Neurosex3 is a queer and transfeminist sci-fi vision. It shows the neuroanarcoqueer community and their use of brain implants as
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Nightdreams
Archival Series Nightdreams (1981) Directed by Stephen Sayadian (aka Rinse Dream) 80 minutes Introduction by David Church, PhD* Stephen Sayadian,
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Nurse Me
U.S. Premiere Summary Emerging from the sea’s dark folds, three lone figures are reborn into a post-apocalyptic world. The nurses
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OH Boy: James (episode 3)
Summary Meet James Darling a pornographer from Los Angeles. Today is his birthday and he needs a break, some time
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Picture of Beauty
Our story is set in Eastern Europe before the First World War, a time of change at a crossroads of
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Psychotropical
Psychotropical is a short film following Charlie after she takes an off-the-market psychotropic drug given to her by her rich,
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See Me
Who do you see? A stereotypical “good girl”? Someone who needs your sympathy? I wonder: could you ever spot me?
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Sexperimental Short Films (Shorts Program)
Summary These short films defy categorization and explore new ways of depicting the erotic, whether by re-editing archival films into
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Shapeshifters
Part Three of the Sex & Space Trilogy. After two porn films with dancers, this is a dance film with
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Sonata
SONATA is the second dance film in the Sex & Space Trilogy, exploring the intersection of pornography & choreography, after
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The Character Inside Me
Markus is the city’s most popular public pisser. That’s what we learn on his blog where he posts his videos.
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The Debutant
"Curiosity can often lead to trouble..." - said Alice just before she falls into the white rabbit's hole. Magdalena is
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The Training of Poe
"The Training of Poe" follows multiple award nominated Chelsea Poe to the mountains of western Massachusetts for an intense 3
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