Queer East Festival 2024
17 — 28 April
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Swimming in the Dark
Taiwan, 2022

Short Form,
Directed by
Chen Pin-Ru
Running time
27 mins

Inseparable friends Wen-chi and Ann are teammates on the school’s swimming team. As a national competition approaches, the mounting pressure on Wen-chi creates tensions between them and strains their friendship, so Ann decides to confront her feelings towards Wen-chi. 

Director Bio

Chen Pin-Ru was born in Taipei in 1993. The subjects of her films are mostly female and LGBTQA+ and she is interested in capturing flowing emotions and turning them into image aesthetics. 


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