Pornhub, xHamster oder MyDirtyHobby – Pornos sind heute dank dem Internet so leicht verfügbar wie noch nie. Ebenso einfach ist es, für jeden erdenklichen Kink den passenden Film zu finden. Und das meist auch noch gratis. Warum also ins Kino gehen und sich gemeinsam schmuddelige Filmchen ansehen? Warum wächst die Anzahl an Pornfilmfestivals seit Jahren beständig? Und soll mensch wirklich einen Anus auf der großen Kinoleinwand sehen?
Gemeinsam mit unseren Gäst*innen aus den Bereichen Performance, Produktion und Festivalkuration gehen wir diesen Fragen nach, sprechen über Unterschiede und Gemeinsamkeiten der Filme, die auf Festivals gezeigt werden, und den Clips im Netz und ergründen das Phänomen sex positive film.
Bea Blue (she/her) is an independent director based in Berlin, born in Vienna. Since two years she is working in the adult film industry – scripting, producing and releasing independent movies. In her movies she root for a visible consent culture on screen and behind the scenes. She tries to challenge gender expectations and specific narratives. She has had the honor to screen her films at multiple film festivals and panel discussions. She hopes that one day people will talk about porn like we talk about any other film genre. “Let’s talk openly, be critical and let’s form this genre together and react to given times and needs.“ She is a queer feminist in love with porn. “Let this love be real, authentic and consent based.“
Bishop Black (they/them) is a Berlin based porn performer, sex worker, dancer, theater performer and director and all-round charmer. Bishop lives in Berlin where they made quite a splash in the queer porn scene.
They have worked with some of the industry’s most provocative figures including Venice Biennale artist Shu Lea Cheang, directors Bruce LaBruce, Erika Lust, Paulita Pappel, Poppy Sanchez, Jennifer Lyon Bell and Morgana Muses. In their stage and screen performances Bishop regularly addresses themes of sexual fluidity and race using mythology, occultism, queerness and dance.
Jasmin Hagendorfer (she/her) is a Vienna-based contemporary artist, filmmaker, author and curator. Her work in installation, sculpture, and performance explores socio-political discourses and gender identity, and has been exhibited internationally. Hagendorfer co-founded and is the festival director of the Porn Film Festival Vienna, balancing its programming and contributing to the intersection of feminist and queer theory, art, and pornography.
Yavuz Kurtulmus (he/him) is the founder of MiGaY, the first Austrian platform for LGBTIQA+ migrants, which advocates for the visibility and representation of queer minorities and POC. As the founder and director of the Porn Film Festival Vienna, Paris, Barcelona & Istanbul, he aims to highlight the pivotal role of sexuality, gender, and diversity and their impact on our society. Additionally, he conducts numerous lectures and workshops focusing on queer minorities.