Events / Gender Switch Fundraising Party for the Love Queer Cinema Week
Venue: Alfa Bar
Address: 6 Xingfu Yicun (Opposite Workers Stadium north gate)
Date: 11th July
Time: Starts at 8pm till late
Ticket: RMB 50 (Include a drink)
8pm – Registration
8:30pm – Screening of 5 short films
9:30pm – Party and games!
12pm – Prize for Best King / Queen
What’s it about?
As the kick-off event for a series of film screening and sharing events of the Beijing Love Queer Cinema Week (former Beijing Queer Film Festival), Gender Switch brings you a number of super sexy short films to start the evening, on July 11th with us, at the newly renovated Alfa Bar. After that, a fundraising party continues till late, including Gender Switch, in which some girls wear mustaches and some guys put on heels, art auctions, raffle tickets prizes and Best King or Queen of the Night rewards! Plus, two special drinks will go straight to support the film festival funds.
My 17 Gay Friends
2014 | 25 min | Moxie Peng
My 17 Gay Friends is an experimental romantic comedy that explores the interconnected web of relationships in Beijing’s gay community that surrounds an unseen narrator. It also pokes fun at stereotypes and labels that often cut across the LGBT community such as femininity and masculinity in the gay community and how it affects our perceptions of gay people and categorizes people into distinct groups.
2014 | 5 min | Ding Yi
This microfilm only cost two days to produce, including writing, shooting and editing. Which is also a test, to test not let the passions of create fade out by the film’s industrialization. And it’s only a tiny tiny lead for a gay’s fake marriage issue in China of course.
Works from Queer University
Queer University Documentary Training Camp(“Queer University”) is a seven-day program for people who work and/or volunteer in sexual minority communities. Inthe interactive and practice-oriented Queer University course, students are trained in documentary filmmaking, editing, production and distribution, and are empowered to use the skills they acquire to record their own community stories and enhance their advocacy activities. Each year, Queer University awards its most accomplished students with year-long material support and creative guidance, thus helping them in directing and producing their own full-length documentary.
2014 | 4 min | Jess, Ye Ming
In Depth Report
2014 | 4 min | Cai Dan, Zhen Chen
2012 | 4 min | Isa Gao, Gray
A Straight Journey: Days and Nights in Their Kingdom
2015 | 23 min | Masa Mojo
This is a spontaneous project. In the beginning MasaMojo planned to shoot some portray photographs for about 10 gay people. Because they need to talk to these people, eventually they finished a documentary after visiting 11 cities in China. They want to tell a story about individuals, instead of a group, to share the love and fear within everyone. They edited the film in a storyline of one person, from childhood, adolescence, young love, coming out, to family, marriage, wives, children and getting old. By that, they are trying to tell a sincere story of China’s gay people and to move the Chinese people in a further way.
Artist: Zejian Sansan Shen
Painting #16, from Collections of Futility and Desire
Artist: Kyle Skor
Artist: Guang Ye
Size: 120cm * 120 cm
Raffle Tickets Prizes
Including Tictac Hairstyle coupon, Urban Adventure Tour Trip, signed DVD by Popo Fan, etc.
Travellers’ hand made paper notebook by PageX
Programming and marketing manager of Broadway Cinematheque
Curator of China Independent Film Festival
Producer of Laurel Film
Project Development Director of Youku Tudou Heyi picture
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