SAN FRANCISCO — Pink & White Productions has announced the release of "Snapshot," written and directed by Shine Louise Houston. The full-length feature will screen at the Frameline41 San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, presenting the erotic suspense thriller with attending cast and crew at the city’s historic Victoria Theater on Friday, June 23rd at 9:15 p.m.
Following the screening, fans around the world will be able to watch "Snapshot" online at the company’s curated hub for independent adult films, PinkLabel.tv.
"Snapshot" pays homage to Houston’s early film influences, referencing Hitchcock’s "Rear Window" and Antonioni’s "Blow Up." Shot on location in San Francisco and drawing from Houston’s own life experience, the feature offers what is described as "a unique coming of age story wrapped in a murder mystery."
"Snapshot" is led by a cast that a company spokesperson described as "queer people of color, featuring break-out performances by lead actors Beretta James and Chocolate Chip, with enthralling performances from supporting actors Verta, Nerine Mechanique, Lyric Seal, and Ned Would as 'The Man,'" adding, "Noteworthy cameos include sex culture icons Dr. Carol Queen and Good Vibrations’ Jack Strano, of SIR Productions fame."
A cast and crew of more than 50 are anticipated to attend the Frameline41 screening, according to studio reps, in what is hailed as "a climactic moment following previous screenings, following the Berlin PornFilmFestival, British Film Institute’s Flare LGBT Film Festival, Cinekink NYC (awarded “Best Feature Narrative Film”), Hacker Porn Festival in Rome, in a special presentation at San Francisco State University and the Toronto International Porn Festival (formerly known as the Feminist Porn Awards) where it won 'Movie of the Year.' Future highlights include a spot on the BBC’s 'Queer Britain' in an interview with the director, and screenings at #DuckieFamily in London, Stoya’s curated Wonderlust event in Helsinki, the San Francisco Queer Women of Color Film Festival, a double-feature at Oakland’s Feelmore Adult Art Gallery and a special presentation at CatalystCon, among others."