Oct 032007

>As part of New York Leather Weekend, CineKink presents a fundraiser for the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom ….

Friday, October 5th – 9 pm

CineKink, “the really alternative film festival,” presents a special screening of film and video shorts from New York directors for a celebration of kinky Gotham. Dark and gritty, sleek and sophisticated, seamy and … well, come and take a bite for yourself!!

On My Knees
On My KneesDirected by Kim Wood, 2003, USA, 13 minutes.
Culled from the secret diaries of Hannah Cullwick, a Victorian fetishist and “maid-of-all-work,” a life of unabashed deviance is traced.

DragonLilyDirected by Napoleon Lake, 2005, USA, 21 minutes. On a stroll around Greenwich Village, DragonLily discovers Steven Speliotis’ book Asia Bondage and is transported to her own explicit fantasy world of intricate bondage.

The Black Glove
The Black GloveDirected by Maria Beatty, 1996, USA, 30 minutes.The flame of the candle that illuminates and torments, reveals the wondrous form of the willing slave, whose haunting, wide eyes and full, parted lips recall the classic silent screen goddesses.

Directed by Joe Gallant, 2005, USA, 7 minutes.
A meditation on love in the crosshairs, the post-mod tectonic power-shift so visible in contemporary relationships.

Plus, for the first-time ever altogether!
CineKink Trailer Redux
Directed by Lisa Vandever, 2003-06, USA, 10 minutes.Since its start in 2003, CineKink has featured various NYC scene illuminaries in the trailer that runs before each festival program. With titles including Gay Cowboys Eating Pudding, CineKink Veterans for Truth, You Horah! and Sissies Gone Wild! – who do you know?!?

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May 162007

>Over at Sugarbank, they’re pulled together an entertaining montage of fondly satirical send-ups of that time-honored classic, the sex education video. Among them you’ll find the scene from Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life, in which bored schoolboys grudgingly recount various methods of foreplay and look on as headmaster John Cleese demonstrates sex with his wife.

Also included is this disturbingly erotic animation, What the Heck is Happening to My Genitals?, featuring Amy Sedaris and her puberty pals:

(Hat-tip Viviane’s Sex Carnival!)