SECS FEST 2021: Festival Pass to the Virtual LiveStream
Fri, Sep 10, 2021 at 6pm
SECS Fest 2021 will showcase 30 short films and 4 feature films from around the globe, plus an archival double-feature from American Gay Porn director, Fred Halsted. The festival will be both in-person at the Grand Illusion Cinema and live-streamed on September 10 -12.
SECS Fest aims to bring world-class erotic cinema to Seattle audiences with their annual international film festival by selecting films inclusive of authentic adult sexual expression. Films selected will show a diversity of representations: race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, kink, and body-type; with a strong sex-positive core that has been the mission of SECS Fest since its inception .Attendees can expect to experience a range of film genres, sexual orientations, and sexual activities. Both narrative and documentary films will showcase a variety of interests – fetishes, BDSM, sex work, and more.
For the first time, Pink and White productions will be at the festival telecasting the entire event. For those unable to attend in person can watch the entire festival online in real-time via PinkLabel.TV’s film festival platform. So double-check the start times of the programs (and time zone) so you won't miss anything.
Ticket holders will receive an email with access details by noon (PST) September 10 for the festival screenings.
All festival content will be available to view again on Monday, September 13.
The Fred Halsted Double-Feature is not included in the live-stream of the festival.
For more details, visit secsfest.org
Content warnings are included to warn of potentially triggering content, but it should be noted that all film programs contain sexually explicit content.
*No one under 18 admitted*
SECS FEST 2021 - Schedule
6 pm PDT – Friday, September 10
“For Your Pleasure” Shorts Program (90 min)
Discover pleasures from new perspectives with films about self-discovery, new life, creative foreplay, bumpn’ beats, and a time traveln’ hole.
9pm PDT – Friday, September 10
VIVANTE (100 min)
In this dramatic comedy, Lou, a reserved young woman, will rent out a room in her too large apartment. This leads Lou to meet and begin a passionate relationship with Charlotte, but this new situation is not without drama, loss, and growth as Lou and Charlotte face challenges due to Lou’s loss of mobility and her sense of independence after an accident.
Proceeded by short film, IMMERSED
12 pm PDT – Saturday, September 11
“Caught on Camera” Shorts Program (80 min)
Reflections, gaze, projections, and physical media all play a part in these films where the lens has a leading role.
3 pm PDT – Saturday, September 11
ONE LAST TIME (90 min)
Salomé has decided to end her own life. The date has been set, it will be in 6 months. Until then, what matters most to her is to plan her last time, the last time she’ll make love. She wants to give that moment even more importance than she gave to her first time.
Proceeded by short film, Letting Go
6 pm PDT – Saturday, September 11
“Nightclubbing” Shorts Program (90 min)
Get hypnotized by the music, lights and mysteries that linger in the afterhours. These films will take you through a mind melding blowjob, a late night stroll through a city asleep, an all girl band making more than just music, and plenty more visual vices that will rock your Saturday night.
2:00 pm PDT – Sunday, September 12
Red Lipstick (90 min)
Iranian documentary, Red lipstick is about a hairdresser called Masoumeh who is 36 years old and she never got married!
Proceeded by short film, SOLOGAMY
The film will be followed by an interview with director Shiva Sanjari.
5 pm PDT – Sunday September 12
CHEMISTRY EASES THE PAIN (90 MIN)
Frankie is set on her college path with a supportive Mom and tight-knit circle of queer friends. But the laws of attraction have other plans when she catches feelings for her Chemistry study-partner, Matt.
CONTENT WARNING: contains scenes of uncomfortable sexual pressure and bi-phobia
8 pm PDT – Sunday, September 12
“Love is the Drug” Shorts Program (90 min)
Craving some nature? We’ve got you covered with bodega treats, picnics, sultry seaside encounters, canna-comforts and more. Guaranteed to leave you hungry for more.
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