“Raw! Uncut! Video!” screening at Outfest

15th August 2021, 9:45 pm

Date/Time
Date(s) - 15th Aug 2021
9:45 pm - 11:55 pm

Location
Director’s Guild of America

Categories


VENUE – DGA 1 | PROOF OF VAX REQ’D


VIRTURAL SCREENING AVAILABLE | 16-18 AUG


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RAW! UNCUT! VIDEO! chronicles the rise and fall of homegrown gay porn studio Palm Drive Video, and explores how a devoted couple helped battle a devastating health crisis by promoting kinky sex.

Legendary leatherman Jack Fritscher met Mark Hemry in 1979 at Harvey Milk’s birthday party – and the two fell head over heels in love. When the AIDS epidemic swept through San Francisco, the couple left the city to begin a new venture: turning a rural ranch in Sonoma County into a safe-sex porn studio that offered viewers new sexual possibilities in an age of plague. Casting rugged non-professional models to explore their unique erotic fantasies onscreen, the studio explored a wild array of queer kinks – and helped champion sex-positivity in the porn industry.

Directed and Produced by Ryan A. White and Alex Clausen
Produced by Todd Verow, Charles Lum and Paul Lee
Original Music by Jess Wamre

Mickey Squires, Durk Dehner, and Rick Castro join directors/producers
Ryan A. White and Alex Clausen for a Q&A after the film.

Great questions!


First in-person screening of a love story about fetish porn

  Raw! Uncut! Video! honors the incredible history of gay porn studio Palm Drive Video, whose revolutionary sleaze films showcased rugged blue-collar men enacting their most explicit sexual fantasies onscreen. Independently founded by leathermen Jack Fritscher and Mark Hemry, their infamous videos playfully depict hardcore kink rarely before seen in porn, ushering in a new… View Article


Published: 15th August 2021

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