INDIEcent Exposure #30: “Training of Poe”—Bella Vendetta Interview • Paper City Exile

Award-winning BDSM documentary film screening at Images 10/16

A screenshot from the Indie BDSM documentary, "The Training of Poe," showing at Images Cinema October 16; image via Vimeo.
A screenshot from the Indie BDSM documentary, “The Training of Poe,” showing at Images Cinema October 16; image via Vimeo.

“The Training of Poe” is Bella’s BDSM documentary film that came out early 2017 and has since won 2 honorable mentions at Seattle Erotic Cinema Film Festival and a “feminist porn award” at The Toronto International Porn Film Festival. Official selection for the Jim Thorpe Independent film festival, sex workers fest in SF and shown at Hampshire College, Oberlin College and The University of Chicago.

Music heard on this show:

“Treat Her Right/Brought You Down”
by Paper City Exile
off self-titled debut LP

Bella Vendetta; submitted photo.
Bella Vendetta; submitted photo.

Bella Vendetta is a 15 year veteran of the adult industry. She formally trained at the world’s oldest BDSM training chateau, and went on to run Her own old guard leather household and dungeon and has worked in dungeons all over the country. A leader in the kink community, event organizer and workshop leader Bella has spoken to groups in Colleges and Universities as well as New England Leather Alliance, WMPE, Hampshire College, Rutgers University, Beth Israel Hospital, Williams College and many more. Over a decade of experience in the kink lifestyle has given Her a wealth of knowledge to speak about a variety of subjects such as safe sane and consensual ways to practice BDSM.

“Training of Poe” trailer

!!! NSFW !!! Mature Audiences only.

Training of Poe Trailer NSFW from Beautiful Revenge Productions on Vimeo.

“The Training of Poe” follows Trans 100 recipient and multiple AVN nominated Chelsea Poe as she travels to the mlountains of western Massachusetts for an intense multiple day slave training at the House of Vendetta.

The film showcases consent, communication, nudity, rope bondage, diet control, diary keeping, aftercare, pre scene negotiation, safewords, waterplay, pain, humiliation and more in an old guard traditional leather household.

See for more info on screenings, stills, reviews trailers and more
upcoming screenings at:

Images Cinema Oct 16th
presale tickets:

Eastworks in Easthampton MA Oct 21st
and Nov 11th at Kinkycon in NH

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