After a long hiatus, we have returned with a new event of nearly 50 year-old media.
On Tuesday, May 28, we are again teaming up with the Sprocket Society to present some old-timey dirty movies. We cannot divulge the titles as they come from private collections. But what we can say is that on May 28, we will be presenting the kind of film program that would be watched in small venues that catered to the “raincoat” crowd in the late 1960s and early 1970s, but in a larger and less seedy atmosphere.
We will be showing two short films from the 1960s, before a very low-budget 1973 feature. Personally, I have a soft-spot for the erotica of the 60s and early 70s as there’s a palpable optimism and experimental ambition to these films that have largely languished in trash bins or forgotten in attics. And the narratives that quickly became the over-used, but always amusing, tropes of pornographic films were new.
Tickets available 30min prior to show. $10 (general admission) Cash only.
Boogie down to the theater for a secret 1970s feature film with one of the foxiest far-out stars of the era. This low budget artifact captures the spirit of the months following the breakout success of Behind the Green Door and Deep Throat, when everyone was attempting to capitalize on the emergence of the Golden Age. What this film lacks in glitz and polish, more than makes up for in fun and enthusiasm. The feature will follow a selection of short nudie films that appear to be made in the time of the summer of love. All on groovy 16mm!
** No one under 18 admitted **
And finally, it is not too late to submit your erotic short film or feature length work for inclusion in SECS Fest 2019. But the Late submission deadline is this Friday. Submit today.
The SECS Fest 2018 Selection jury reconvened to select the best of SECS Fest 2018.
Best Feature: Fantasy (USA, 2017) d. Dashiell Demeter
Best Short Film: Queen Kong (Italy, 2016) d. Monica Stambrini
Best Documentary: Sixty Nine Club (UK, 2018) d. Rob Eagle
Best Sex-Positive: The 36 Year-Old Virgin (Canada, 2017) d. Skyler Braeden Fox
Best Humor: The Fix (USA, 2017) d. Edward Jack
Best Kink: The Wheel of Fortune (USA, 2018) d. Bambi K.
Congratulations to the winning films. Maybe we will need to do a best of series like CineKink does before our 2019 festival.
The Seattle Erotic Cinema Society is teaming up with CineKink, to bring the Best of CinKink 2018 to Seattle on Saturday, November 24.
A special evening of films that celebrate and explore a wide diversity of sexuality will screen as CineKink, “the kinky film festival,” hits Seattle for a hot, one-night stand!
Saturday, November 24 – 9 pm
BEST OF CINEKINK / 2018
The award-winning selections in this sex-positive and kink-friendly showcase range from documentary to drama, comedy to experimental, mildy spicy to quite explicit – and everything in between!
ASIAN MAN, WHITE WOMAN / Woody Hu
DON’T CALL ME / Olympe De G.
CRUISING ELSEWHERE / Ryan White
F*CK YES: THREESOME / Jessica King
YES CAMPAIGN / Ms. Naughty
LIBRARY HOURS / Jim Vendiola
QUEEN KONG / Monica Strambini
MORNING AFTER / Patricia Chica
THE MERMINATOR / Heidi Ho
WRITING IN BED / Shine Louise Houston
Admission is $12; $10 Students/Seniors; $8 Grand Illusion, SECS, Cinekink members
18 and over only.
ADVANCE TICKETS https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3819067
National tour sponsors for CineKink/2018 are Bowery Bliss, Film Festival Secrets, njoy, Purple Passion and PunkPop, with local support from the Seattle Erotic Cinema Society.