Friday, September 11
5 pm PST Shorts Program: DREAM MANIFEST OF INTIMACY (95 min)
*Content Warning – Drug use
Enter a dreamscape of romantic love and the fluidity of sexual fantasies. After emerging from a fantastical dream, delve into intimate portrayals of real-life couples and how they express their love, desire, and needs. And finally, a humorous exploration of what it means to “make love to the camera”.
8 pm PST Feature Program: FEMALE EJACULATION & OTHER MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE
dir. Julia Ostertag /Documentary / Germany / 2019 / 63 min
Saturday, September 12
12 pm PST - Shorts Program: TABOO DESIRES (90 min)
*Content Warning – public urination & piss play, BDSM, blood, genital kicking
Journey into the taboo with a documentary examination of public pissing at art, explore the depths of trust and safety, have some fun with gloryholes, and finally follow along on a quest to commune with nature.
4 pm PST Shorts Program: RITUALS OF TRANSFORMATION (75 min)
*Content Warning – descriptions of childhood sexual abuse
Stories of transition, personal growth, and healing past trauma. This shorts program is primarily non-fictional, personal narratives of survival, but there are also films of radical and sometimes spiritual power of sex work to heal. Overall, the existence of these films are a radical act of self-love.
7 pm PST Archival: FONGALULI (92 min)
*Content warning – drug use, incest
The archival screening of Fongaluli (1972) will be preceded by the short film, SWEET LOVE (2018) and a short introduction from film scholar Dr. David Church.
Sunday, September 13
5 pm PST Feature Program: TRANSCENDENT BODIES
dir. Barbara Carellas / Documentary / United States / 2018 / 44 min
8 pm PST Shorts Program: EROS TRAVEL LOG or I LOVE GREEK SALAD (90 min)
Soar to new heights with erotic short films from around the globe. Sign up for a trapeze class, taste a little tahini, vlog your next sexventure, or order a hungry boy to be delivered to your door.
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