thursday, february 9 – 9:10 pm / kink & kinship

kink & kinship

A collection of works that celebrate the special sense of community our kinks tend to engender.

lenny waller memorial

Directed by Mark Scherman,
2011, USA, 8 minutes.

A tribute to one of underground New York City’s true originals, Lenny Waller … a pioneer in the Leather, Fetish and BDSM communities.

the transexual dominatrix

Directed by Shawna Virago, 2011, USA, 4 minutes. Shawna Virago wails on her six-string, doling out lyrical pleasure-pain in a new leather anthem.

so pomo

Directed by Kalil Cohen, 2011, USA, 4 minutes.
The pomosexual impulse celebrates queer desire and subverts the notion of fixed sexual and gender identities … all to a snappy beat!

sisterhood of the sash: imsl at 25

Directed by Princess Kali, 2011, USA, 37 minutes. World premiere.
An annual contest that upholds the sexiness and strength of Leatherwomen, their accomplishments and acts of service, International Ms Leather recently celebrated its 25th year. To commemorate, former IMsL titleholders gathered to cheer on the 2011 contestants and share their memories about the event’s history and reflect on the diversity, evolution and progress of its community.

slings and arrows

Directed by Jay Michaels, 2011, USA, 22 minutes. World premiere.
Hamlet is now “The Dane,” a dark prince among his subjects in a leather family. While he has everything, his inner turmoil can only be quelled by strong means. Ophelia – or just O – hounded by the ghost of her father, follows her reluctant lover to his own private dungeon and meets his own private hell. » trailer

high: a black party symphony

Directed by Bunny Z, 2011, USA, 25 minutes. World premiere.
Filmed in March 2011 at RITES XXXII: The Black Party, captures the erotic spectacle and performances for which the annual New York bacchanal is known. » trailer

Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue (@ 2nd Street)
$10/door; $9/advance; $7/seniors & students (door only)
18 and over only.

Tickets for CineKink NYC / 2012 on Eventbrite

Photo Credits:
“Sisterhood of the Sash,” Janet Ryan/2011
“Lenny Walker Memorial,” Efrain Gonzales/2010