Lisa V (lisavnyc) wrote in pdx_films,
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CineKink Brings Festival of Kinky Films to Portland

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CineKink: PDX makes its brazen appearance November 1-3, 2007, featuring a three-night run of films and videos that explore and celebrate a wide diversity of sexuality.

A touring version of "the really alternative film festival" held annually in New York, the event will be presented by CineKink, an organization dedicated to the recognition and encouragement of sex-positive and kink-friendly depictions in film and television. Works presented at CineKink: PDX will range from documentary to drama, mildly spicy to quite explicit - and everything in between.

Among the CineKink: PDX headliners, first up, on Thursday, November 1 at 7 PM, is "Vice and Consent," a documentary visit with such prominent, long-standing members of the BDSM community as Midori, Jay Wiseman and Cleo Dubois. Then, at 9 PM, "Webcam Girls" is a funny and engaging visit with four outspoken pioneers of the girlcam frontier.

On Friday, November 2 at 7:00 PM, it's "Power Plays," short works that probe, prod and play with the dynamics of sexual power and fantasy, followed at 9:00 PM by "Passion Plays," a collection of erotic, sometimes explicit pieces that dance along the supposed boundary of art, including the banned-in-Australia documentary, "Damon and Hunter." Rounding out the evening will be an 11:00 PM screening of "Pornology New York," a paean to the New York sexual underground, circa 1970-85, that brings together four of its most colorful protagonists.

On Saturday, November 3, at 7:00 PM, the drama "Going Under" traces the relationship of a married psychotherapist and a professional dominatrix he's been frequenting. And the festival wraps everything up at a 9:00 PM with a screening of the "Best of CineKink," a program of award-winning shorts deemed the best of the festival's most recent NYC appearance.

November 1 - 7 pm/Vice & Consent (w/The Line Between)
November 1 - 9 pm/Webcam Girls (w/Dick Ho: Asian Male Pornstar)
November 2 - 7 pm/Power Plays
November 2 - 9 pm/Passion Plays
November 2 - 11 pm/Pornology New York
November 3 - 7 pm/Going Under
November 3 - 9 pm/The Best of CineKink

Taking place at the Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton Street), tickets are $6, door only. A limited number of discounted festival passes are available online for $30; a discounted pass is $25, available to members of alternative sexuality organizations using the code ALTPDX upon online

CineKink's co-founder and director, Lisa Vandever, a former Portlander, will be in attendance during the festival.

For more information and the full festival line-up, visit

Currently in its fourth 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 kink-positive depictions in film and television, works showcased by the festival range from documentary to drama, camp comedy to hot porn - and everything in between. The next CineKink NYC takes place February 26-March 2, 2008 and a call for entries is currently underway.

For more information visit

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(x-posted to cinekink)

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