Jennifer Lyon Bell

Jennifer Lyon Bell

Director, Producer

Blue Artichoke Films, an independent film label created by film enthusiast Jennifer Lyon Bell, is dedicated to making artistic, unusual erotic films that portray sexuality in an emotionally realistic way. They make “Erotic Film For People Who Like Film.”

A Harvard-educated American erotic film director and curator based in Amsterdam, Jennifer 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 she is a former co-director of the Rated X: Amsterdam Alternative Erotica Film Festival. She also gives lectures and leads workshops on erotica, porn, feminism, and film theory at institutions like the University of Amsterdam and the Dutch Film Academy.