Best of SECS Fest: Shorts

Dip your toes into the sexy waters of SECS Fest this summer! From dance to documentary, from female pleasure to fetish, from fantasy to comedy – we’ve got you covered. Come see what you’ve missed or rewatch your favorites from our past two festivals!

BEST OF SECS FEST – Short Films

Dip your toes into the sexy waters of SECS Fest this summer! From dance to documentary, from female pleasure to fetish, from fantasy to comedy – we’ve got you covered. Come see what you’ve missed or rewatch your favorites from our past two festivals!

*No one under 18 admitted*

 

–Shorts Program–

 

ARIDAI (Spain, 2017, 9 min)

Directed by Igor Luna

A sweet tale in which you wouldn’t expect someone be tailor-made for your bathtub. 

Part of our Femme Is Fierce Shorts Program in 2018.

 

SEE ME  (Australia, 2016, 3 min)

Directed by Ms. Naughty

A powerful statement about disability, sexuality and visual depictions of female eroticism.

Part of our It’s Complicated Shorts Program in 2017.

 

GOODBYE (A TRUE STORY) (Italy, 2017, 8 min)

Directed by Ezio Maisto

Two lovers celebrate their brief relationship in front of the camera. The next day she will be gone forever.

Part of our The Real and Surreal Shorts Program in 2018.

 

SONATA (Germany, 2015, 19 min)

Directed by David Bloom

This second film in the Sex & Space Trilogy explores the intersection of pornography and choreography. A study of the body’s inside and outside, it features movement initiated from the digestive system, artsy costumes, and fruit.

Part of our Sexperimental Shorts Program in 2017.

 

OH BABY  (USA, 2017, 7 min)

Directed by Clit Boner & Trilly Crenshaw

Intimate pampering that will make you goo-goo ga-ga.

Part of our Femme Is Fierce Shorts Program in 2018.

 

F*CK YES: FINGERS (USA, 2016, 3 min)

Directed by Emily Best

“F*ck Yes” is a modern sex ed series focused on improving communication (and sex) between consenting adults.

Part of our It’s Complicated Shorts Program in 2017.

 

THAT’S WHY I LIKE IT (Canada, 2018, 19 min)

Directed by Sydney Southam

A culmination of the filmmaker’s work as an artist, filmmaker, professional pole dancer and stripper, THAT’S WHY I LIKE IT, stems from the director’s own experience working in a strip club. Juxtaposing interviews with exotic dancers together with images of their twerking bodies, you’ll be hypnotized by this thought piece about consensual objectification. 

Part of our Sex Works Shorts Program in 2018

 

HOUSE OF AIR (United Kingdom, 2017, 4 min)

Directed by Brian & Karl Eccleston

Parodying instructional videos of the 1970s while at the same time exploring the clash between coded and explicit representations of gay sex.

Part of our It’s Complicated Shorts Program in 2017.

 

BONER LOANER (USA, 2016, 5 min)

Directed by Lisa Fortino

In a futuristic society, a man suffering from temporary erectile dysfunction receives a mail-order android-sex-surrogate to take his place between the sheets.

Part of our Future Sex Shorts Program in 2017.

 

THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE (USA, 2018, 8 min)

Directed by Bambi K.

Five strangers are trapped in orifice bondage and only their sexual release can set them free.

Part of our Femme Is Fierce Shorts Program in 2018.

 

THE PICK UP (USA, 2017, 17 min)

Directed by Urvashi

With an arm full of shopping bags, Avalon calls a driver to take her back to her hotel. Unable to keep their eyes off each other during the ride, this “chance” encounter soon leads to much more.

Part of our The Real and Surreal Shorts Program in 2018.

 

Best of SECS Fest begins Tuesday

Starting on Tuesday, July 2nd, is our Best of SECS Fest series.

On July 2, we revisit the opening feature of 2018, Fantasy by director Dashiell Demeter. Fantasy is about a couple who begins a very unusual and surprising relationship counselling with Dr. Harvey Bunuel.

Synopsis:

Nina and Norman are in a bit of a troubled relationship. In an attempt to improve their marriage, Nina books an appointment with renowned sex therapist Dr. Harvey Buñuel. Over the course of five sessions Harvey has them participate in surreal therapy methods that are designed to help with their intimacy problems.

Details:

FANTASY
Directed by Dashiell Demeter
USA, 2017
63 minutes

Tuesday, July 2 – 9 pm
Grand Illusion Cinema
$10 (general admission)
$7 (Students/Seniors)
$5 (Members)
Box office opens 30 min prior. Cash only.

*No one under 18 admitted*

Coming in August –

BEST of SECS Fest – Shorts
Wednesday, August 21 – 9pm
Grand Illusion Cinema