Showcasing rarely seen queer cinema from East and Southeast Asia, from 18 to 29 May in cinemas across London.
Girls’ School + Q&A with Wang Chun-Chi, Executive Director of Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute
A bold yet contentious portrait of female sexuality in 1980s Taiwan.
East Palace, West Palace + intro by Chris Berry, Professor of Film Studies, King’s College London
A pioneering depiction of homosexuality, cruising and desire in Beijing.
Malila: The Farewell Flower + Q&A with director Anucha Boonyawatana
Two lovers reunite in this meditative reflection on mortality.
Queer East Closing Night: Metamorphosis + Q&A with director JE Tiglao
A trailblazing intersex drama about a teenager’s journey of discovery.
In early May, Queer East will be taking over the BFI’s online channels and presenting an online programme including brand new films and collections on BFI Player.