A masterful set of shorts that cruise through dungeons, parks and porn booths, exploring a bit of Leather pride and history along the way.
Animated music video for the song In The Dark by the Russian queer party band, Sado Opera. Directed by Rory Midhani, 2018, Germany, 5 minutes.
In direct response to Annette Kennerley’s 1993 Sex Lies Religion, reimagines the idea of a lesbian cruising ground in London, enacted in the same historic spot as the earlier film – Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington. Directed by and stars Max Disgrace and Lina Bembe, 2018, United Kingdom, 7 minutes.
In 2017, Dr. Ralph Bruneau became International Mr. Leather (IML). As part of his step aside at IML 2018, he presented the incoming contestant class and the audience with a gift: this video short, drawing upon a musical theatre background that was unknown to many.
Directed by Luis Camacho, 2018, USA, 5 minutes. Stars Ralph Bruneau.
A grieving man seeks solace and solitude in the confines of a mysterious home.
Directed by Keith Hodder, 2018, Canada, 9 minutes. Stars Garfield Andrews and Nick Stojanovic.
The story of sixteen men put on trial for sadomasochism in the dying days of Thatcher’s Britain was told by the police, the prosecution and the tabloid press — but not by the arrested participants.
Directed by Charlie Lyne, 2018, United Kingdom, 14 minutes.
French poet Charles Baudelaire was convinced: “You must always intoxicate yourself! With wine, poetry, art – as you will.” Directed by and stars Candy Flip, Jo Pollux and Theo Meow, 2018, Germany, 6 minutes.
An afternoon visit to a small city Sex Shoppe yields excitement, surprise and comic relief.
Directed by Charles Lum and Todd Verow, 2018, USA, 7 minutes. Stars Paul Yinger and Joe Wakeman.
Three contestants compete to out sex each other in a ‘Fight Club’ meets ‘Pitch Perfect’ parody interpreted through gay porn. Directed by Mitch Harrison, 2018, USA, 5 minutes.
After a series of text messages, an Italian BDSM master finally meets his new conquest in Berlin: Axl, a successful, yet deeply insecure porn actor from London who was once voted “best top in the industry” and is now determined to explore his submissive side. Directed by Felix Kamp, 2018, Germany, 35 minutes. Features Leather Big Wolf and Axl.
date & time:
Friday, April 5 – 7:00 PM
Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue (@ 2nd Street)
$14; $11/seniors & students, $10/CineKink members
18 and over only.