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afterglow Feature Cravings Selected to Screen at SECS Fest 2021

(Austin, TX / September 8, 2021) – Female-focused erotica entertainment brand afterglow (xoafterglow.com) is pleased to announce that its original feature Cravings has been selected to screen at this year’s SECS Fest in Seattle.
The 10-minute film’s onscreen showing is part of the Fest’s ‘Love is the Drug’ Short Film Program, set to take place Sunday, September 12 at 8:00pm (PDT) at the Grand Illusion Cinema. Tickets are available now through Strangertickets.com.
“We are so proud of this film – Cravings is proving to be not only a bona fide hit with our afterglow subscribers, but it’s been honored with several critical raves as well,” said company founder Lilly Sparks of the film, which was selected to screen at Pornfilmfestival (PFF) Berlin as well.
Directed by Ori Pinch, Cravings stars Maxine Holloway as an overheated, hormonal mom-to-be who finds sweet relief in her market’s produce aisle with the help of a handsome and mysterious stranger (Mickey Mod).
afterglow’s quality lineup of original films elevates the art of erotica, exploring untamed desires and intimacy from a woman’s unique point of view. The sex-positive website offers an incredible selection of cinematic films, eye-opening articles, a space for honest dialogue and compassionate resources that are inclusive and open to all.
Membership to the afterglow adult network starts at $10/mo., and for a limited time afterglow is offering a one-month free trial with the code SEXWHISPERER.
To learn more about Cravings at the SECS Fest, visit secsfest.org/cravings.
Let’s talk about sex at xoafterglow.com
Founded in 2020 by entrepreneur Lilly Sparks, afterglow is the sex-positive, pleasure-focused platform and community shifting the adult media paradigm. Curating stories, igniting conversations and offering premium video and written content centered on sexual fulfillment, afterglow empowers everyone to become experts in their own pleasure.
Paving the way for a future we want to live and star in, afterglow is an adult site for those 18+ with original, licensed content behind a paywall, and free sex-positive articles. Normalizing sex and porn in a modern world, afterglow is the sex resource we all need.
Lilly Sparks is the founder of afterglow, a revolutionary porn company merging porn and sexual wellness and making steamy films focused on the pleasure of all participants. Sparks’ inspiration to start afterglow came from struggles in her own sex life. She longed to find resources to help her explore authentic pleasure but felt alone and ashamed.
Knowing she wasn’t alone on this journey, Sparks created afterglow to explore sexuality and support the unabashed enjoyment of sex. Prior to afterglow, Lilly was a serial entrepreneur with expertise in scaling disruptive brands, taking them from zero to millions of revenue.
During her down time, Lilly loves listening to music, being outdoors, and dancing… especially doing all three at once.
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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at The Hollywood Times, a showbiz/promotions aggregate mainly for insiders. She has written for Communications Daily in DC, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International in NYC. Valerie works closely with GLSEN, GLAAD, Human Rights Campaign (Fed Club Council Member), LAMBDA Legal, NCLR, and Outfest. She is also a member of the LA Press Club. She is a lay minister and parishioner of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hollywood. Milano loves meeting people and does so in her getaway home in Palm Springs as a member of the Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs Center and DAP Health (Partners for Life member). For years Valerie Milano had volunteered as a board member and one of the chief organizers for the Television Critics Association’s press tours. The tours take place twice a year in Beverly Hills/Pasadena.