Shorts 2 (film programme) + Q&A
Location: Zaal | Times: 16:00-18:00| Tickets: €7 @ Cinetol
Maximus Skaff | USA | 2022 | 23 min | English
A realistic look into the lives and relationships between sex workers and their family members. The documentary profiles four families who share about the struggles that got them where they are today and the unconditional love that allowed them to heal together.
Kateřina Turečková | Czech Republic | 2015 | 10 min | Czech with English subtitles
An intimate look into the relationship of two girls. One is a stripper and the other has a problem with it.
Sexarbeit und Beziehung (Sex Work and Relationship)
Aaron und Pauli | Germany&Austria |2020 & 2021 | 27 min | German with English subtitles
Us sex workers have relationships and lovers just as other human beings. But often we find ourselves in situations where we have to educate our partners or are confronted with stereotypes regarding our work. This video is contributing to the reduction of prejudices and aims to support sex workers and their loved ones in being more open about the topic. We are autonomous people who made the choice to do sex work out of our own free will. Sexwork is work! Respect!
Charly Flyte | UK | 2023 | 9 min | English
In a glittering womb-like London dungeon, a dominatrix shares countless moments of seductive and sadistic kink with a regular client. But her head is somewhere else. As her routine repeats, session by session, she is triggered with memories and haunting flashbacks. With studded heels, whips and chains, she wonders whether her power is quite where it seems.
Content warning: BDSM, implied themes of coercion and abusive relationships
Every Day Burns
Aidan Jung & Tyler Murgo | USA | 2020 | 5 min | English
Award winning pole dancer, Sada Velasquez, addresses the familial and social stigma she must overcome in order to pursue her passion for dance. Everyday Burns is a short documentary exploring one artist’s journey towards self expression and community empowerment. Every day Sada overcomes physical limitations, personal doubts and moral perceptions of others in order to create a safe space for folks to explore their sensual freedom.
Deep and Cheap Media & Equipe Ephemere | France | 2021 | 7 min | French with English subs
Paris, 2020, in the midst of the pandemic, a social movement is raging. A feminist graffiti activist group prepares an action for the respect of whores.
Content warning: These films contain sexual contact and strong language.