NACHTSCHATTEN BDSM/Fetisch Film Festival
NACHTSCHATTEN BDSM/Fetisch Film Festival

The Program


This is the program for the NACHTSCHATTEN BDSM/fetish film festival 2018!
Location: Werkstattkino, Fraunhofer Str. 9, 80469 München (except for the special events on June 19th, 20th and 30th)
Entrance fee/ticket price: 6 Euro per screening (sale at door only, but free online reservation option)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
19:00 Nachtschatten Kick-Off
Location: McArthur&McArthur Studios, Schwanthalerstraße 184, 80339 München
We thought we can do a little festival warmup at the McArthur & McArthur studios in advance. On June 19th, we will screen a selection of films (even some that have never been shown), talk about what’s new at this year’s festival and mingle and have fun!
Weitere Infos und Reservierung

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
20:00 Smut Slam Munich: “Firsts”
Location: Stragula Realwirtschaft, Bergmannstr. 66, 80339 München
This exciting storytelling open mic based on real life, real lust, real sex makes its Munich debut. The theme? FIRSTS, of course. If you have a sex life, or are trying to have one, you’ve got some firsts to share! Created and hosted by professional perv Cameryn Moore, the Smut Slam features real-life, first-person sex stories, guest stories from our panel of celebrity judges, and also THE FUCKBUCKET, a convenient and funnily named receptacle for all your anonymous questions and confessions! ONLY IN ENGLISH!
More info and tickets

Thursday, June 21, 2018
20:00 “Around the World”
A collection of interesting and diverse short documentaries from all over the world that deal with fetish and BDSM topics, with works from Poland, Great Britain, Germany, etc.
More info and reservation

22:30 “My Body My Rules”
D: Emilie Jouvet, France, 2017, 90 minutes, French with English subtitles
This performance film shows 8 women who reveal the magical, cruel, sensual and powerful relationship that they maintain with respect to their own body. Far from the current dictate of beauty, it shows other female bodies, those who take up space, those who stain, those who bite, those who devour, those who enjoy as they see fit, those who grow old and those who self-transform, those who are shackled, but free and wild.
More info and reservation

Friday, June 22, 2018
20:00 “Funny Fetish Shorts”
A wild and entertaining mix of short films that show how diverse the subject of BDSM can be and that there can always be something to laugh about.
More info and reservation

22:30 “Tom of Finland”
D: Dome Karukoski, Finland, 2017, 120 minutes, Finnish/English with English subtitles
Touko Laaksonen returns home to Finland after serving in World War II. In post-war Helsinki, he makes a name for himself with his homoerotic drawings of muscular men. Before finding fame, Laaksonen finds challenges from his sister and Finnish society due to his art.
More info and reservation

Saturday, June 23, 2018
20:00 “My Body My Rules” (encore)
D: Emilie Jouvet, France, 2017, 90 minutes, French with English subtitles
This performance film shows 8 women who reveal the magical, cruel, sensual and powerful relationship that they maintain with respect to their own body. Far from the current dictate of beauty, it shows other female bodies, those who take up space, those who stain, those who bite, those who devour, those who enjoy as they see fit, those who grow old and those who self-transform, those who are shackled, but free and wild.
More info and reservation

22:30 “Sexperimente”
Experimental short films with a strong creative-artistic vibe. New experimental way of expression in style and storytelling, far beyond the typical mainstream. Supported by Miyu Distribution.
More info and reservation

Sunday, June 24, 2018
18:00 “Das Tier in mir”
A collection of short films that tell about the “animal inside”, our beastly instincts and behaviours.
More info and reservation

20:00 “Boys for Sale”
D: Itako, Japan 2017, 90 minutes
A documentary about “Urisen”, young guys in Japan who have sex with men. Featuring candid interviews detailing the awkward, sweet, and sometimes horrific situations these young sex workers experience, they boldly tell their stories of life in the Tokyo underground. An illuminating look into a rarely seen world that tantalizingly shows the humanity of sex work.
More info and reservation

22:30 “Fetish Fantasies”
Short films that deal with all sorts of fetish fantasies: bizarre, surreal, dreamy, provoking, funny.
More info and reservation

Monday, June 25, 2018
20:00 “Around the World” (encore)
A collection of interesting and diverse short documentaries from all over the world that deal with fetish and BDSM topics, with works from Poland, Great Britain, Germany, etc.
More info and reservation

22:30 “Female Touch”
D: Morgana Mayer, Germany/Italy, 2018, 90 minutes, Italian with English subtitles
A woman masturbates in her bath tub, wearing a black latex mask. We follow her visions that excite and disturb the woman to lead her to the final orgasm. A blasphemous, dreamlike movie that offers an original and queer vision of the woman. The decadence of contemporary society seen through the insane vision of Morgana Mayer.
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
20:00 “Boys for Sale” (encore)
D: Itako, Japan 2017, 90 minutes
A documentary about “Urisen”, young guys in Japan who have sex with men. Featuring candid interviews detailing the awkward, sweet, and sometimes horrific situations these young sex workers experience, they boldly tell their stories of life in the Tokyo underground. An illuminating look into a rarely seen world that tantalizingly shows the humanity of sex work.
More info and reservation

22:30 “Sexperimente” (encore)
Experimental short films with a strong creative-artistic vibe. New experimental way of expression in style and storytelling, far beyond the typical mainstream. Supported by Miyu Distribution.
More info and reservation

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
20:00 “Das Tier in mir” (encore)
A collection of short films that tell about the “animal inside”, our beastly instincts and behaviours.
More info and reservation

22:30 “Tom of Finland” (encore)
D: Dome Karukoski, Finland, 2017, 120 minutes, Finnish/English with English subtitles
Touko Laaksonen returns home to Finland after serving in World War II. In post-war Helsinki, he makes a name for himself with his homoerotic drawings of muscular men. Before finding fame, Laaksonen finds challenges from his sister and Finnish society due to his art.
More info and reservation

Thursday, June 28, 2018
20:00 “Funny Fetish Shorts” (encore)
A wild and entertaining mix of short films that show how diverse the subject of BDSM can be and that there can always be something to laugh about.
More info and reservation

22:30 “Fetish Fantasies” (encore)
Short films that deal with all sorts of fetish fantasies: bizarre, surreal, dreamy, provoking, funny.
More info and reservation

Friday, June 29, 2018
20:00 “Best of Nachtschatten Shorts”
We show a best of short films from the last Nachtschatten years, with a focus on diversity and entertainment.
More info and reservation

22:30 “Ex-Dominatrix”
D: Darren Cavanagh, United Kingdom, 2018, 90 minutes, Englisch with English subtitles
The true-life story of Ira – a truly unique woman. She’s a hedonist, devoted mother, Dominatrix and healer. To all her clients, she was priceless. Until one fateful session, cost her everything. Discover her transformational true story from bondage to beyond.
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Saturday, June 30, 2018
18:30 “Ex-Dominatrix” (encore)
D: Darren Cavanagh, United Kingdom, 2018, 90 minutes, Englisch with English subtitles
The true-life story of Ira – a truly unique woman. She’s a hedonist, devoted mother, Dominatrix and healer. To all her clients, she was priceless. Until one fateful session, cost her everything. Discover her transformational true story from bondage to beyond.
More info and reservation

20:00 Nachtschatten Closing Party
Location: McArthur&McArthur Studios, Schwanthalerstraße 184, 80339 München
At the end, we will celebrate once more! At the McArthur&McArthur Studios there will not only be for the first time the award ceremony for best short and feature film and documentary as well as Audience Choice, but also several different performances (Burlesque, spanking, etc.), a screening of some short films and even a buffet!
More info and reservation

As if that wasn’t enough, the McArthur & McArthur Studios offer more great events during our festival days that should be of interest to many of you BDSM fans:

Saturday, June 23, 2018
19:00 BAM! Burlesque Open Stage Night
Sunday, June 24, 2018
13:00 Nawakai Rope Gathering
Thursday, June 28, 2018
19:00 Rope & Relax Meeting
Saturday, June 30, 2018
14:00 Needle workshop with Mme Baylis
Sunday, July 1, 2018
11:00 High Heels & Pancakes: Kinky Brunch
For any questions or information about these events, please contact the McArthurs directly (info @ mcarthurmcarthur.com).

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