Queer
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A fortnight series showcasing rarely seen LGBTQ+ cinema from East and Southeast Asia, echoing the city’s diverse voices.

Festival

Features

The Shepherds (UK Premiere)
Elvis Lu

This documentary charts the struggles of LGBTQ+ Christians in Taiwan, and the challenges they face in making their voices heard. In 1996, a heterosexual female pastor founded the first Taiwanese church to affirm LGBTQ+ people, finally providing them...

The Teacher (UK Premiere)
Ming-Lang Chen

When gay Civics teacher Kevin openly voices his stance on marriage equality at school, he stirs up a storm and his boss warns him not to mention the subject again. But the tension between Kevin’s professional role and personal life becomes much mo...

Between the Seasons (UK Premiere)
Jun-Sik Kim

The reserved Hae-Soo (Young-Zin Rie) starts a new life, moving from Seoul to a new city and taking ownership of a small café. A high-school student, Ye-Jin (Hye-Ri Yoon), becomes a regular customer and eventually starts working there on a part-tim...

News

COVID-19 Update: Queer East Film Festival Postponed

It is with a heavy heart that we announce our decision to postpone the first edition of Queer East Film Festival, due to be held from 18 April to 2 May in London. Please be assured that we are looking for alternative dates later in the year. Foll...

Queer East Film Festival Reveals Full Programme Celebrating Queer Activism and Storytelling

The full programme for the first Queer East Film Festival is announced. The curated series of screenings across London, with accompanying panel events, will explore identity, religion, family, adulthood and politics through queer relationships on sc...

New Queer Film Festival Promotes Unheard Voices of East and Southeast Asian LGBTQ+ Cinema

Filmmakers, activists, and academics are among speakers at the Queer East Film Festival – a curated series of screenings across London with accompanying panel events exploring identity, religion, family, adulthood and politics through queer relati...

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