CINEKINK: LOS ANGELES – Event Listings
October 8-10, 2010
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Overall Festival Listing
** Friday, October 8 to Sunday, October 10

CINEKINK: LOS ANGELES
CineKink-”the kinky film festival”–brings its annual, national tour to Los Angeles for a hot, three-night stand. Celebrating and exploring a wide diversity of sexuality, the films and videos in this sex-positive and kink-friendly showcase range from documentary to drama, camp comedy to hot porn, mildy spicy to quite explicit – and everything in between.
LOCATION: various
ADMISSION: various, discounted day/festival passes available
INFO: info@cinekink.com
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

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CINEKINK: LOS ANGELES – INDIVIDUAL LISTINGS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8

Friday, October 8 – 8:00 PM
WAXIE MOON (+ RANDOM, SELECTED FAVORITES)
Directed by Wes Hurley, 2009, USA, 70 minutes.
What happens when a classically-trained dancer/actor decides to pursue the lowbrow art of stripping? Boylesque sensation Waxie Moon takes the world of neo-burlesque by storm in this hilarious and thought-provoking portrait of one artist’s unlikely journey. Plays with a selection of shorts from CineKink’s pool of LA-based alumni filmmakers.
LOCATION: Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N Alvarado St. (@ Sunset Blvd.), Los Angeles
ADMISSION: $10 door/$8 advance; discounted festival passes available. 18+ only.
PHONE: (213) 484-8846
INFO: info@cinekink.com
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9

Saturday, October 9 – 2:00 PM
BRING IT! (Industry Showcase/Clip Program)
A dazzling array of talent from today’s adult cinema, working in a wide range of genres and visual styles, steps up with a hot sampling of their recent creative endeavors. Program includes excerpts from BEHIND THE RED DOOR (Carlos Batts, 2009, USA), FRISK ME (Madison Young, 2009, USA), SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN: COMING OUT (Courtney Trouble, 2009, USA) and TRISTAN TAORMINO’S ROUGH SEX (Tristan Taormino, 2009, USA).
LOCATION: Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles
ADMISSION: $10 door/$8 advance; discounted festival passes available. 18+ only.
INFO: info@cinekink.com
PHONE: (213) 617-1033
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

Saturday, October 9 – 4:00 PM
YES, MISTRESS (Shorts Program)
The film shorts program that asks: “How may I serve you?” Includes ANTI-SAMARITAN HOTLINE (A. Tad Chamberlain, 2009, USA, 23 minutes), THE PAWN LAYMAN (F.P. Lenze, 2007, Germany, 5 minutes), GIRLS ROCK (Steven S., 2008, USA, 4 minutes), TAXI, EPISODE ONE: DOMME (Marie Angel, 2009, USA, 7 minutes), TRAMPLING MX-BEAR, Gabriela Granados, 2009, Mexico, 5 minutes), SERVICE (Julie Simone, 2009, USA, 2 minutes), HOUSEKEEPER (Ben Lumpkin, 2009, USA, 12 minutes) and LIBIDOLAND (Julie Keck and Jessica King 2009, USA, 15 minutes).
LOCATION: Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles
ADMISSION: $10 door/$8 advance; discounted festival passes available. 18+ only.
INFO: info@cinekink.com
PHONE: (213) 617-1033
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

Saturday, October 9 – 6:00 PM
S&M JUDGE
Directed by Erik Lamens, 2009, Belgium, 84 minutes.
Desperate to save his marriage, a respected judge reluctantly gives in to fulfilling the masochistic desires his wife has been hiding from him for decades. Initially shocked at her revelation, his love helps him overcome his inhibitions, and they begin to enjoy a secret life in the city’s underground S/M scene. But when the two are caught up in a police sting, his arrest and trial cause a national scandal. While their activities have been purely consensual, the court views his participation as criminal, putting his job, reputation and family life in jeopardy. (Based on a true Belgian incident.)
LOCATION: Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles
ADMISSION: $10 door/$8 advance; discounted festival passes available. 18+ only.
INFO: info@cinekink.com
PHONE: (213) 617-1033
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

Saturday, October 9 – 8:00 PM
BEST OF CINEKINK/2010
A selection of award-winning shorts deemed the year’s best during the festival’s annual run at CineKink NYC. Program includes: THE SHEEP AND THE RANCH HAND (Loretta Hintz, 2009, USA, 12 minutes), THE PINKY SONG (Rick Ferguson, 2009, USA, 3 minutes), BALLOONS (Charles Nuckolls, 2009, USA, 15 minutes), HANDCUFFS (Erika Lust, 2009, Spain, 7 minutes), COVERAGE (Jef Taylor, 2008, USA, 30 minutes), HUNGRY FOR LOVE (Ruckus Skye, 2009, USA, 17 minutes) and WALKING THE DOG (Luigi Campi, 2009, USA, 11 minutes). (Total running time is 95 minutes.)
LOCATION: Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles
ADMISSION: $10 door/$8 advance; discounted festival passes available. 18+ only.
INFO: info@cinekink.com
PHONE: (213) 617-1033
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

Saturday, October 9 – 9:30 PM
CineKink Under the Stars: Rooftop Celebration
Come toast CineKink’s visit to Los Angeles in proper style! A pansexual celebration of epic proportions, in addition to music and performance, the rooftop festivities will feature cinematic spectacles centered on fantasy and desire, along with other fun surprises and a kinky raffle.
LOCATION: Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles
ADMISSION: $10/door or ticket stub to any CineKink: LA screening; discounted festival passes available. 18+ only.
INFO: info@cinekink.com
PHONE: 1200 N Alvarado St. (@ Sunset Blvd.)
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10

Sunday, October 10 – 7:30 PM
MY SEXUALITY: A SENSORY EXPERIENCE
Directed by Felicia Giouzelis, 2009, USA, 64 minutes.
This documentary shines light on five ordinary women from different backgrounds, sexual preferences and past experiences as they experiment with five deliciously different self-esteem boosting activities. We follow along through a pleasure party, strip-tease course, pole dancing course, corset fitting, makeover and a photo shoot, as each woman strives to connect with her sexuality.
LOCATION: Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N Alvarado St. (@ Sunset Blvd.), Los Angeles
ADMISSION: $10/door or ticket stub to any CineKink: LA screening; discounted festival passes available. 18+ only.
INFO: info@cinekink.com
PHONE: (213) 484 – 8846
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

Sunday, October 10 – 9:00 PM
MODERN LOVE IS AUTOMATIC
Directed by Zach Clark, 2009, USA, 93 minutes.
The darkly comic story of an apathetic nurse who moonlights as a dominatrix, her aspiring model roommate, and the sad, strange world in which they live. Will Lorraine’s secret life as a dominatrix be revealed? Will Adrian sell enough mattresses to be featured in the big coupon spread? In pursuing their hidden desires and misguided dreams, both girls find their paths crossing in ways they never expected.
LOCATION: Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N Alvarado St. (@ Sunset Blvd.), Los Angeles
ADMISSION: $10/door or ticket stub to any CineKink: LA screening; discounted festival passes available. 18+ only.
INFO: info@cinekink.com
PHONE: (213) 484 – 8846
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
DIRECT EVENT LINK: http://cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/los-angeles

TICKETS AND PASSES
Ticket prices for each regular screening are $10 door/$8 advance; admission to CineKink Under the Stars is $10 or with a ticket stub to any CineKink: LA screening;

A great value, for a weekend of non-stop kinky entertainment, is an all-access pass, which includes all screenings AND the rooftop celebration for $40 ($30 students/seniors; $25 members).

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Photos and event credentials are available on request; for more information go to http://www.cinekink.com/press/

CONTACT: Lisa Vandever
PHONE: 917-609-5928 (press contacts only, please, not for publication)
EMAIL: press2010 * at * cinekink.com
WEBSITE: http://www.cinekink.com
BLOG: http://cinekink.com/blog

ABOUT CINEKINK
Now in its seventh 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, mildly spicy to quite explicit – and everything in between!