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Good Vibrations' Independent Erotic Film Festival Presents Pink & White Delight: An Evening with Shine Louise Houston
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San Francisco, CA -- (August 31th, 2011): Good Vibrations is thrilled to present an evening with Shine Louise Houston, founder of Pink & White Productions, on Wednesday, September 21st at the SF LGBT Center as part of Good Vibrations’ 6th annual Indie Erotic Film Festival. Join the filmmaker as she journeys through some of her favorite selections and speaks about creating a sustainable adult entertainment company that exposes the complexities of queer sexual desire.
Pink & White Productions, award-winning porn production company founded and directed by Shine Louise Houston, produces sexy and exciting images that reflect today’s blurred gender lines and fluid sexualities. From feature films to popular websites, her work portrays authentic sexuality that has been screened globally from film festivals to university/college classrooms and is as hot as it is a culturally significant reflection of queer sex.
Houston explains, “There is power in creating images, and for… a woman of color and a queer to take that power… I don’t find it exploitative; I think it’s necessary.” Houston’s past projects (The Crash Pad, Superfreak, The Wild Search, CHAMPION: Love Hurts) and popular Crash Pad Series DVD volumes have been recognized year after year by AVN Awards and the Feminist Porn Awards. Last year, Houston was honored 2010 Feminist Porn Awards “Visionary.”
Enjoy steamy scenes from her various erotic film projects along with questions moderated by Good Vibrations’ Staff Sexologist Dr. Carol Queen. DVDs will be available for sale at the event. Following the screening, head over to the Lexington Club for a champagne toast and continued celebration of Shine Louise Houston and Pink & White Productions!
The Good Vibrations’ Independent Erotic Film Festival
Good Vibrations, the trusted Bay Area retailer that takes pride in providing accurate information on sexuality and toys for grown-ups, presents five nights of diverse sexy screenings at venues throughout San Francisco as part of its sixth annual Indie Erotic Film Festival from September 17th – 22nd. With an all-star lineup of thematic screenings, panels, and features leading up to the shorts competition at the Castro Theatre, IXFF celebrates the spectrum of sexuality in this uniquely San Francisco tradition.
The 2011 line-up includes:
- The Golden Years of Porn with Susie Bright: Saturday, September 17th at the Victoria Theatre, 8pm, $12.
- Sunday, September 18th IXFF presents a Night of Lust: Explicit Erotic Shorts by Erika Lust (Spain) at Roxie Cinema.
- Tuesday, September 20th IXFF exalts gay porn with A Celebration of Sleaze! Gay porn panel, clip show, and screening of “Smut Capital of America” at the SF LGBT Center.
- Wednesday, September 21st celebrates lesbian and queer filmmaking with “Pink & White Delight:” an Evening with Shine Louise Houston featuring a Special Clip Show Screening and Director Q&A at the SF LGBT Center.
- Good Vibrations International Short Film Competition hosted by Dr. Carol Queen and Peaches Christ! Straight, gay, queer, or kinky, you will find it all in 7 minutes or less at the festival finale on September 22nd. Pre-party at 7pm $10, screening at 8pm, $10, at the Castro Theatre.
For tickets and details, visit: GV-IXFF.org.
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