Now that SECS Fest has been around for over 5 years, people are finally writing about us.
There was both an article and a podcast about SECS Fest’s first film event outside of Seattle; SECS Fest Midwest at Indiana University’s Cinema on March 3-4, 2022.
If or when a person views pornography today, it’s not likely in public, in polite company, or with aesthetic appreciation in mind. This is because mainstream pornography is often considered cheaply made, politically damaging, or crudely single-minded in its purpose: turning a person on or helping get them off. While there is certainly a strong grain of truth in those judgments, these assumptions still remain judgments — moral, aesthetic, and political — that don’t tell the whole story of what erotic cinema is, or more precisely what it can be. Read more.
From the Classroom to the Theatre: Public Porn Viewing as Counter-public Engagement
Dr. David Church
Sep 7, 2021
August 31, 2021