International Queer Shorts - Self and Liberty(HKLGFF 2020)
Movie Name: Wrestling Blues *
Language: Cantonese(Chinese Subtitles)
Duration: 6 Mins
Director: Yarli Allison
Story: In this blue wrestling ring, no one seems to be living the presence. Their minds wander around to a deeper consciousness which explores the sexual and suicidal propensities of the human mind.
Movie Name: Drifting
Language: Putonghua(No Subtitles)
Duration: 17 Mins
Cast: Hanxiong Bo
Story: Disguised as a girl growing up during the time of one-child policy in China, Yan confuses about his gender identity and struggles with the conservative world around him now.
Movie Name: Unnamed
Language: Mandarin, Taiwanese(Chinese, English Subtitles)
Duration: 30 Mins
Director: Chun-Yu Chang, Gao Hong
Story: A girl called Zhang Ya-Ting wants to change her name. A boy called Hong Jia-Hao wants to end his relationship with his sex buddy. The young generation cries out in frustration in this era when sexuality and self-identity have become uncategorizable.
Movie Name: Out on the Inside: Transgender Women Share Stories From a California Prison**
Language: English(No Subtitles)
Duration: 10 Mins
Director: Monica Lam
Story: At a men’s prison in Vacaville, California, about two dozen transgender women have been learning to live side-by-side with more than 2000 cisgender men and have also had to fight to express their identity under grim circumstances.
Movie Name: We Are Dancers
Language: German, English(English Subtitles)
Duration: 30 Mins
Director: Joe Morris
Story: Berlin 1933 - the day after the Reichstag fire - drag queen Hansi Sturm, devastated by his lover’s betrayal, must come to terms with the violently changing times while facing Nazi persecution.