Jennifer Lyon Bell

Jennifer Lyon Bell is a Harvard-educated American erotic film director and curator living in Amsterdam. For her independent production company Blue Artichoke Films, she writes and directs award-winning explicit erotic films combining authentic sex and arthouse values. They have screened all over the world at international festivals and cinemas in America, Europe, and Japan. In addition, she curates erotic-themed film programs and exhibitions for museums, arts institutions, and festivals including The Museum of Sex in New York, Ladyfest, Women Inc., and the San Francisco Indie Erotic Film Festival, and was a co-director of the Amsterdam Alternative Erotica Film Festival. She also gives lectures and leads workshops on erotica, porn, feminism, and film theory at institutions from the Dutch Film Academy to the Berlin Porn Film Festival.