Paulita Pappel

Film producer, performer, festival organizer and activist

Paulita Pappel is a sex-positive, feminist pornographer. She is the founder of, a platform dedicated to the sex lives of real-life, loving couples from around the world. She also co-organizes and curates the Pornfilmfestival Berlin.

Pappel has worked as a film producer, performer and director. Lately, her main interest lies in what she calls documentary porn, a porn genre that documents the sexual lives of real people. This was the reason for creating Lustery, as a platform and community that focuses on genuine passion and enjoyment and aims to provide a realistic depiction of what actually happens in people’s bedrooms.

Pappel has been working in the porn industry for the last 10 years and is part of the women of the sex tech community. She has been part of numerous panels and discussions on international festivals around the topics of pornography, body politics, sexual health, sex education and gender issues.

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