CineKink Kicks Off Kinky Film Festival Tour in Oakland / Friday, August 10

 

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CineKink Kicks Off Kinky Film Festival Tour in Oakland / Friday, August 10

New York, NY; July 25, 2018 – Films that celebrate and explore a wide diversity of sexuality will screen on Friday, August 10, at 9:30 PM, as CineKink, “the kinky film festival,” kicks off its annual festival tour in Oakland.

Screening at The New Parkway (474 24th Street, Oakland), “Best of CineKink/2018” is a collection of sexy shorts deemed the best during CineKink’s most recent festival run. This year’s assortment, with works ranging from mildly spicy to quite explicit, includes a love story about bondage and books, a documentary remembrance of a once legendary gay beach, and a laugh-filled romp with adult performers Tommy Pistol and Ingrid Mouth. The line-up features ‘Asian ‘Man, White Woman (Woody Fu), ‘Don’t Call Me’ (Olmpia De G.), ‘Cruising Elsewhere’ (Ryan White), ‘F*ck Yes: Threesome’ (Jessica King),’Yes Campaign’ (Ms. Naughty), ’Library Hours’ (Jim Vendiola), ‘Queen Kong’ (Monica Strambini) and ‘Writer’s Block’ (Shine Louise Houston). The screening will be followed by a short discussion with attending filmmakers.

Admission is $12, $10 for students/seniors, with advance purchase strongly recommended; 18 and over only.

For more information and advance tickets, visit http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/tour-2018/oakland

The 2018 CineKink festival tour is sponsored by Bowery Bliss and njoy, along with Film Festival Secrets, Manshop, Purple Passion and PunkPop.

Other CineKink tour dates ahead include Portland (August 16), with additional cities to be announced shortly.

For general information, and to stay up to date with CineKink news, visit http://cinekink.com.

About CineKink:
Now in its 15th season, CineKink is an annual film festival and national screening tour that celebrates and explores the wide diversity of sexuality. Presented by CineKink, an organization dedicated to the recognition and encouragement of sex-positive and kink-friendly depictions in film and television, works showcased by the festival range from documentary to drama, spicy to explicit – and everything in between! For more information, visit http://cinekink.com.
 
Keywords: CineKink, Lisa Vandever, kink film festival, fetish film festival, erotic film festival, Oakland, New Parkway, leather
 
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CINEKINK: OAKLAND – 2018
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** Friday, August 10 – 9:30 PM

BEST OF CINEKINK/2018
A collection of sexy shorts deemed the best during CineKink’s most recent festival run. This year’s assortment, with works ranging from documentary to drama, comedy to experimental, mildly spicy to quite explicit, includes:

Director’s Choice:
SOCK PUPPET
Can’t quite say the words yourself? (Directed by Magnus Sullivan, 2017, USA, 2 minutes.)

CineKink Best Comedy Short:
ASIAN MAN, WHITE WOMAN
Can’t a guy just get a little fantasy time?
(Directed by and stars Woody Fu, 2017, USA, 2 minutes.)

CineKink Best Experimental Short:
DON’T CALL ME
Dick, Cunt, Asshole… why are those words insults, when these body parts are so magnificent? (Directed by Olympe De G., France, 3 minutes. Stars Bishop Black, Rooster and Heidi Switch.)

CineKink Best Documentary Short
CRUISING ELSEWHERE
Whatever happened to Wohler Beach? Oral histories and spectral pornography resurrect memories of a once legendary gay beach.
(Directed by Ryan White, 2017, USA, 13 minutes.)

CineKink Best Digital Series
F*CK YES: THREESOME
This adult sex ed series shows that consent isn’t only mandatory, it can be very sexy.
This episode demonstrates that there are really loving (and hot) ways to handle a partner’s change in mood. (Directed by Jessica King, 2018, USA, 3 minutes. Stars Daniel Kyri and Carlton McBeth.)

CineKink Best Advocacy Short
YES CAMPAIGN
A whimsical, sex-positive look at the many wonderful ways we can say “Yes” to each other. Inspired by the recent marriage equality vote in Australia, a celebration of acceptance and consent. (Directed by Ms. Naughty, Australia, 2017, 8 minutes. Features Jiz Lee, Sadie Lune, Lilith Jovian, Dante Dionys, Bishop Black, Rooster X-Ray, Kali Sudhra, Parker Marx, KAy Garnellen, Luke, Dion De Rossi, Leo, Nichole, and Lina Bembe.)

CineKink Honorable Best Mention
LIBRARY HOURS
A recent widow named Camille falls into a strange, long-distance courtship with a librarian named Delphine, her dead husband’s first wife. A love story about books and bondage. (Directed by Jim Vendiola, 2017, USA, 11 minutes. Stars Cam Damage and Melissa Vento.)

CineKink Best Dramatic Short
QUEEN KONG
A smartly-dressed man and woman are trying to have sex behind a tree. In the distance is the music of a party. She’s beautiful and he’s too drunk and the persistent ringing of his phone breaks the mood. The interlude goes unconsummated, until Queen Kong steps in. (Directed by Monica Strambini, 2016, Italy, 20 minutes. Stars Valentina Nappi, Luca Lionello and Janina Rudenska.)

CineKink Honorable Best Mention
MORNING AFTER
After a long time abroad, a young man returns home and reunites with friends. A sensual game amongst them forces him to confront deep conflicts that lead to a powerful awakening. (Directed by Patricia Chica, 2017, Canada, 15 minutes. Stars Thomas Vallières, Kristian Hodko, Zoé De Grand Maison, Joey Scarpellino and Jordana Lajoie.)

CineKink Honorable Best Mention
WRITING IN BED
A mean case of writer’s block and noisy roommates make it very hard for Parker to get any work done. But when a rowdy and tipsy Aaron stumbles into her room late at night, she finds herself drawn to an inspiring distraction. (Directed by Shine Louise Houston, 2017, USA, 19 minutes. Stars Ingrid Mouth and Tommy Pistol.)

Total running time 96 minutes.