best of cinekink / 2017


A collection of award-winning shorts deemed the year’s best from CineKink, “the kinky film festival!”

erotic dreams of the chelsea hotel

The Erotic Dreams of the Chelsea Hotel



Folsom Street

Folsom Street

folsom street

A kink and fetish-fueled dance explosion in celebration of the Folsom Street Fair. Directed by Aron Kantor, 2015, USA, 6 minutes.
best musical short


While browsing the bookstore, Gwen is unexpectedly drawn to a volume of kinky erotica. Directed by Dario van Vree, 2016, The Netherlands, 3 minutes.
best animated short

like totally hot couple seeking same

Isabelle and Jean Luc are a normal, uptight, Parisian couple in search of a way to spice up their marriage. So they travel to the one place in the world known for its debauchery… Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Directed by Marcel Simoneau & Kirsten Russell, 2015, USA, 17 minutes. Stars Celine Perra, Roger Contebardo, Marcel Simoneau and Kirsten Russell. » watch trailer
best comedy short


“Sometimes in a relationship you need to shake things up a bit.”
Directed by Ms. Naughty, 2017, USA, 6 minutes. Stars Lina Pembe, Parker Marx and Rooster.
» watch trailer
honorable best mention

four day weekend

A middle-aged couple, married for twenty-three years, takes a four-day break from each other. The aftermath leaves their relationship shaken and tested. Directed by Nicole Jones, 2016, USA, 20 minutes. Stars Ben Koldyke and Nicole Jones.
honorable best mention

the hutong vibe

Two women meet in a B&B along a hutong, or alley, in Beijing. One of them acts unfriendly and bashful, the other is bold and flirty. What will happen when they get closer and closer? Part performance, part documentary, and purportedly the first feminist porn out of China.
Directed by Fan Popo, 2016, China, 19 minutes.
honorable best mention

the erotic dreams of the chelsea hotel

An erotic journey in the legendary Chelsea Hotel, as a mysterious woman is led by a voyeuristic man through a series of sexual experiences involving several eccentric characters.
Directed by Tony Notarberardino & Cassandra Rosebeetle, 2016, USA, 30 minutes. Stars Cassandra Rosebeetle, Ariel Shafir and James Anthony Tropeano III. » watch trailer
best narrative short


The excitement and tension of business deals can inspire the participants to engage in other, more physical ways. Directed by Urvashi, 2016, USA, 16 minutes. Stars Angel and Heidi Cruz.
“bring it!” winner

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program note

The ‘Best of CineKink’ program may vary slightly from city to city, depending on time available and a few other variables, but we plan to include all when we can!

Also note, our Best Documentary Short for 2017, By The People: 25 Years of Community Archiving at the Leather Archives & Museum, will screen as part of the Kink & Community program, which will play in select cities.
We’re currently booking tour appearances for the 2017 season. If you know of a theater or event that might like to host us, please drop us a line for more information!

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