Queer East Festival 2024
17 — 28 April
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Strangers in Paradise
China, 2022

Short Form,
Directed by
Huang Yihong
Running time
17 mins

Today’s twenty-somethings are forced into a small safety bubble by systems, labels and meaningless routines. Huizit and Jimmy embark on a brave quest in the face of socially defined gender norms, warmly and firmly absorbing their friends who need a safe place to belong. 

Director Bio

Yihong Huang is a director, curator and producer, born on an island in Xiamen, China, who works for Vice China. She has directed Hi There, Just Another Day and Strangers In Paradise, and has won awards at the HiShorts! Film Festival, Montreal Independent Film Festival, Independent Shorts Awards and other festivals. 


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