Queer East Festival 2024
17 — 28 April
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Queer East - 17 to 28 April 2024
China, 2019

Short Form,
Directed by
Yi-Ru Chen
Running time
19 min mins

Xia Qing has a hearing impairment and a deep love of dancing. When a rare opportunity arises to join a dance company, he seeks his mother’s approval by using the silent language of his fingertips.

Director Bio

Yi-Ru Chen is a film director, artist, and poet who is an advocate for the education and art of sign languages, and an active member of the deaf communities in Shanghai and New York. She graduated from NYU Tisch of School of the Arts with a major in Film and Television Production.


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