CHICAGO — The Leather Archives and Museum in Chicago will host CineKink: Chicago the weekend of Nov. 16 throuth 17.
CineKink is a film festival for films that explore and celebrate a diversity of sexuality. The main festival takes place in New York City with Chicago being a major stop for the travelling festival.
The schedule for this year’s CineKink: Chicago is:
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH – 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Feature film & shorts
FANTASY (Directed by Dashell Demeter)
(Winner – CineKink Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature)
In an attempt to improve their marriage, a couple books an appointment with renowned sex therapist Dr. Harvey Bunuel. Over the course of five sessions he has them participate in increasingly surreal exercises designed to help with their intimacy problems. What will be the ultimate solution?
FANTASY screens with the short films CAKE (Anne Hu) and CLOSET MADE OF SHEETS (Kira Bursky).
Co-founder & Director of CineKink, Lisa Vandever, will be in attendance at Friday evening’s screening.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH – 6 PM-7:30 PM
BEST OF CINEKINK / 2018 (shorts program)
The award-winning selections in this sex-positive and kink-friendly showcase range from documentary to drama, comedy to experimental, mildy spicy to quite explicit – and everything in between!
ASIAN MAN, WHITE WOMAN / Woody Hu
DON’T CALL ME / Olympe De G.
CRUISING ELSEWHERE / Ryan White
F*CK YES: THREESOME / Jessica King *
YES CAMPAIGN / Ms. Naughty
LIBRARY HOURS / Jim Vendiola *
MORNING AFTER / Patricia Chica
WRITING IN BED / Shine Louise Houston
* Chicago-based filmmaker
Co-founder & Director of CineKink, Lisa Vandever, will be in attendance at Saturday’s 6 PM film screening.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH – 8 PM-9:30 PM
SEX & MONSTERS (shorts program)
An exploration of the darker desires lurking deep inside…and out in the woods.
LAURELS / David Brundige
SELL YOUR BODY / Jaanelle Yee
EGGS, ZOMBIES AND BACON / Sherry-Yiyang Shi
DEMON PILLS / Kira Bursky
STAY / David Mikalson
ORNAMENT OF BEAUTY / Andy Fortenbacher
QUEEN KONG / Monica Strambini
THE MONSTER / Johan Palmgren and Lisa Gustafsson
The Leather Archives & Museum is at 6418 N. Greenview Ave. in Chicago. Admission per screening is $10 door/$8 advance; $5 LA&M or CineKink members. Saturday double-feature tickets are $18 door/$15 advance; $10 LA&M or CineKink members. A limited number of weekend passes, good for all three screenings, are available for $20 advance; $15/LA&M or CineKink members. You must be 18 years old or older to attend. You can get advance weekend passes at https://www.goelevent.com/CineKink/Pass/Sale and advance individual screening tickets at https://www.goelevent.com/CineKink/e/Search
For more information, visit http://www.cinekink.com/programs-and-events/tour/tour-2018/chicago/
You can RSVP at the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/373124476436216/.