SECS FEST 2022 – COMPLETE LIST OF FILMS
9 to 5 (King Niore & Jet Setting Jasmine, United States, 18 min)
Go behind closed doors with professional dominatrix Queen Jasmine and indulge in a little power play. Sex toys, whips, and an erotic exploration of the prostate come together to show what a Dom/sub relationship is like IRL. Smell, touch, taste — Remember Queen Jasmine.
short film, BDSM, pegging, femme dom, explicit
BANG CLICK BANG (Paulita Pappel & Rod Wyler, United States, 2021, 16 min)
HardWerk’s latest gang bang is a slow burning subversion of cinematic tropes that finds the carnal in the camp and the sumptuous in the sleaze.
Short, parody, camp, sexploitation, gang bang, femdom, explicit
BEARS WITH BANANAS AND BUBBLES IN THEIR BOXERS (Lee Campbell, United Kingdom, 2022, 5 min)
This short poetry film explores body acceptance and gay male body shaming. Gay men can exclude, leave you outside in the cold as quick as they can include and convivially welcome.
short film, poetry, queer, art film, body acceptance
THE BEAUTY OF STIGMA (Helias Doulis, Greece, 2021, 2 min)
A retired porn star becomes the narrator for the end of erotic innocence. Two boys who have long anticipated the love their bodies have felt for one another, are now trapped among a stall of walls. Their desire floats above the garbage of the city and finds refuge in death.
Short film, erotic poem, queer
BLOOD, SWEAT, & TEARS
(Ashley Paige & Cat Gold, United States, 2021, 15min)
Using Cat’s body as a canvas for carving and smearing, Ashley loves to make a good girl cry and works up a sweat while doing it. Will Gold be good enough for Ashley’s carnal desires? Will they get what they deserve after all?
Short, BDSM, blood, knife play, impact play, play-piercing, queer, explicit
CAPTIVE (Anoushka, France, 2021, 92 min)
CAPTIVE, Anoushka’s 4th feature film, offers us an intimate narrative, committed and imbued with great gentleness. Shot before the promulgation of the bio ethics law in France, CAPTIVE addresses strong themes such as mourning, PMA for all, and co-parenting.
Drama, Dance, feel good, feature film, queer, explicit
DANCE.DESTROY.CREATE (Marcus Quillan, 2021, United Kingdom, 14 min)
Combining different kinds of expressive performance and movement to mix dance and sex seamlessly, Quillan’s film seeks to destroy existing expectations of what a porn film with dancing (or a dance film with sex) could be; and create something new and fresh.
Short film, alt-porn, dance, explicit
DEAR DOCTOR, (Jasmina Saleh, United Kingdom, 2022, 4 min)
A visual poem about the pain and frustration of Endometriosis, including its misdiagnosis.
short film, informative, Endometriosis, poetry, medical ethics
EX (George Markakis, Greece, 2021, 85 min)
A raw portrayal of Berlin’s uniquely hedonistic culture, Ex joins Diana and a carousel of majestic misfits as they indulge in a night of lust, truths and self destruction in the club “confessional”.
Feature film, Documentary, Experimental, Berlin, Nightlife, drugs, queer, sex work
FINDING ZEN (Bryan Camillo, United States, 2022, 3 min)
A meditation on self love.
short film, black and white, experimental, explicit
FUDLIAKS! Tear the Sexes Apart (Jasmin Hagendorfer, Austria, 2021, 13 min)
“FUDLIAKS! Tear the sexes apart!” is set in an undefined present, in a mysterious laboratory: the Institute for Gender Normalization.
short film, comedy, sci-fi, genderqueer, queer
GRACE. (abcde Flash, Switzerland, 6 min)
‘Grace.’ is an ode to abcde Flash’s understanding of her cycle and herself. By accepting each phase for what it is, she’s transformed this never-ending experience of highs and lows into a most reliable routine: a cycle that, like clockwork, she knows she can count on.
short film, medical play, menstruation, blood, needles
THE HOLEY GRAIL (Ethan Folk & Ty Wardwell, Germany, 2021, 6 min)
It’s trial by goblet for this horny cup-bearer on his first day. Madame is thirsty and he’d better not spill a drop!
short film, comedy, wine glass, queer, explicit
IL PLEUT (Inka Winter, United States, 12 min)
When the rainy weather is incorporated into your dream anything can happen…
Short film, experimental, rain, sensual, queer, explicit
INTO-YOU-I-SEE-ME (India D’Scarlett, Australia, 2022, 6 min)
A collaboration between Rachel Rose & Oliver David, Into-You-I-See-Me explores sexual and sensual intimacy between differently-abled bodies and how ‘ability’ means nothing when eros is alive…
short film, disability, tantra, sensual
KINBAKU (Crystal Hou, United States, 2022, 1 min)
An animated glimpse into the experience of shibari.
Short, animated, bondage, shibari
THE LISTENER (Lidia Ravviso, United Kingdom, 2021, 70 min)
This Lust Cinema Original comedic-thriller blends Clue and porn creating a suspense filled erotic murder mystery that will leave you on the edge of your seat.
feature film, mystery, supernatural, explicit
MACHINE (Matthias Von Braun, United Kingdom, 2022, 2 min)
Machine is a dark surreal nightmare set deep underground in a post-human automated factory where a bio-mechanical android bursts from her artificial fetal sac. She discovers her body and rejects her sexuality.
short film, dark, cyberpunk, latex
MERCI MADAM MANON (Manon Praline, Germany, 2022, 21 min)
The Femme domme uses the doll as her personal toy for pleasure, breaking through the limits of ethically acceptable sex practices.
Short film, human doll, gender, BDSM, queer, explicit
MINI RED (Hu Qiao, China, 2022, 8 min)
What can a red telephone do? A Chinese girl seems to have found a romantic and interesting way for it.
Short film, drama, experimental, explicit
MUSE (Sylvia Borges, Germany, 2022, 22 min)
A drawing lesson becomes an open space for three women with different backgrounds and bodies to come together and admire the female body.
short film, drama, fantasy, queer, life drawing, explicit
MY ELEMENT WATER (Swen Brady Carnivore, Germany, 2021, 20 min)
A Documentary about a swimmer who seeks the challenge in her conformity element.
Short film, documentary, BDSM, breath play, waterboarding
MY GARAGE MY RULES (Manon Praline, Germany, 2020, 11 min)
In a play on classic French porn of yesteryear, Lola Tormento goes to get her car fixed. But is it really her car engine that’s leaking? Seems like the mechanic, Manon Praline, might need some servicing instead.
Short film, BDSM, queer, knife play, explicit
NARCISSISM – THE AUTOEROTIC IMAGES (Toni Karat, Germany, 2022, 90 min)
In this debut feature film Toni Karat invited 32 border crossers of all kinds to this beautiful untouched attic of 1929 – in order to explore the intimate view in the mirror, accompanied by photo shoots and interviews about gender, narcissism and self-love.
feature film, documentary, gender, non-binary, lesbian visibility, narcissism, self-love
NULLO (Jan Soldat, Germany, 2021, 16 min)
The term ‘nullo’ is derived from ‘genital nullification’, removal of one’s sex organs. Norbert, the protagonist, reveals his body and soul to the camera to a level of detail which challenges the viewer’s perception of the physical in its diverse forms.
Short film, documentary, body-modification, gender, explicit
ORLANDOS (Julia Ritschel, Spain, 2021, 12 min)
ORLANDOS is a period drama adult movie that tells the story of a woman breaking free from her restricted life to meet her forbidden lover, a trans man, who shows her the world of seduction, freedom and lust.
short film, Victorian, queer, gender, Virginia Wolfe, explicit
POLYAMORY THE MUSICAL (Inka Winter, United States, 2019, 5 min)
Polyamory explained in a musical.
Short film, musical, educational, not explicit
PORNOGRAHERS: THE WOMEN+ WHO MAKE PORN
(Paulita Pappel, Germany, 2022, 9 min)
A microdocumentary on the history of women+s porn, celebrating the creativity and diversity of porn made by women and nonbinary folks.
short film, documentary, women+ filmmakers, pornography
SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE BATHS (David Buckley, United States, 1975, 82 min)
Newly restored in 4K, David Buckley’s landmark excursion into bisexuality, 70s relationship politics, and the historical importance of gay bathhouse culture is celebrated in his 1975 film Saturday Night at the Baths.
SOVEREIGN SEX (Daemon Derriere, United States, 2021, 14 min)
Sovereign Sex is a docu-porn that follows the experience of Raz, age 30, as they explore their sexuality for the first time.
short film, docu-porn, rape survivor, platonic pegging. explicit
SPIT & ASHES (Maria Beatty, United States, 2018, 73 min)
“Spit and Ashes” is a reimagining of the historical violence waged against women by patriarchal forces in the name of religion, medicine and family.
feature film, witchcraft, alt erotica, alt porn, erotic noir, fantasy, femdom, feminist, queer, explicit
SWEAT OF HIS COW
(John Stuart Wildman & Alan Smithee, United States, 2021, 6 min)
From the depths of someone’s lost VHS tapes is this story of an impossibly gorgeous doctor lawyer who runs out of gas next to a barn where an impossibly sweaty man is milking a cow.
short film, erotic thriller parody, humor, soft-core
THINGS AMONG DAYS (Daniel Mateo Vallejo, Columbia, 2021, 15 min)
Luciano tries to evade the weariness sensation in his life through music and sex in a city that deprives him from pleasure and submit him under the imminent siege of things.
Short film, drama, family, queer, threesome