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2017 Festival Programme


Asian Faces In the Queer World

SHQFF Outreach Screening: “TALES OF TWO CITIES”

SHQFF特别呈现: 双城故事——“上海与台北的大学生LGBTQ运动之比较”放映活动


Asian Faces In the Queer World

SHQFF 2017 Short Film Competition Awarding

Opening Night: Asian Faces In The Queer World


Asian Faces In the Queer World

Living Outside The Mainstream

Screening - Yvo and Chrissy 《如此生活》


Asian Faces In the Queer World

When Gay Meets Straight - A Journey of Self-exploration

Screening - Tale Of The Lost Boys


Asian Faces In the Queer World

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival Presents

KASHISH 2017 Shorts


Asian Faces In the Queer World

Film Making Workshop

Supported by Shanghai Vancouver Film School (SHVFS)


Asian Faces In the Queer World

SHQFF 2017 Queer Shorts Weekend is coming soon



Asian Faces In the Queer World


Opening Films


Asian Faces In the Queer World


Screening and panel discussion with filmmakers


Asian Faces In the Queer World

A Night of Lan (Blue)

As a tribute to all queer classics, SHQFF saves the day for Lan Yu, the most important of its kind within Chinese cinema.


Asian Faces In the Queer World

Lesbian Night 美好之夜

Screening - Starting Over 《从头来过》


Asian Faces In the Queer World

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival Presents

KASHISHMIQFF Presents: Breaking Free


Asian Faces In the Queer World

Closing Night

Closing film - The Ornithologist and Q&A


2017 Awards


Best Actor 2017
Best-editing 2017
The Migrant Mixtape
Best-Cinematography 2017
The Serpent's Song
Best Screenplay 2017
Horseshoe Theory
Best director 2017
Smokers Die Slowly Together
Best film 2017
Contestant #4
Grant Jury Prize 2017
The Loneliness of Number Two
Special Award 2017
Blooming Night
Jury & Guest 2017

Jury & Guests

Richard Fung

Richard Fung

Award-winning filmmaker, video artist and writer. His work have been widely exhibited and collected internationally. Richard has received the Bell Canada Award for outstanding achievement in video art and the Kessler Award for a substantive body of work which has had an impact on LGBTQ studies.


洪子惠 Celina Hung

Celina Hung is Assistant Professor of Literature at NYU Shanghai. She teaches Sinophone and Anglophone literatures, Chinese migrant and diasporic networks, Asian cinemas, and gender and sexuality studies.

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J. Pilapil Jacobo

A member of the Film Desk of the Young Critics Circle of the Philippines, J. holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. They teaches literature, cinema, popular culture, and theory and criticism at Ateneo de Manila University. They is also a co-founding editor of Queer Southeast Asia.


石头 Shi Tou

Artist, dedicated to drawing, photography, documentary and LGBTQI movements. Co-director of China Queer Independent Films (CQIF), an organization dedicated to the production and promotion of indie films that challenge the representations of queer individuals in mainstream media and films and advocates for gender equality and freedom of expression.


何小培 He Xiaopei

Producer of multiple films focusing on the female gender, she is the executive director of the Pink Space Sexuality Research Center, an NGO that aims to create a platform for the sexually repressed to vocalize their desires and opinions, and to form groups that advocate for sexual rights and liberation.


João Pedro Rodrigues

Award-winning Portuguese director João began by studying biology at Lisbon University to become an ornithologist but soon gave it up for Cinema Studies and graduated from Lisbon Film School. Exploring human desire in all its guises and disguises, his films premiered and won prizes at the world’s foremost film festivals.


郭恒奇 Guo Hengqi

Documentary director, editor. His works as a director include The Temple and New Castle. The latter was awarded Best Documentary at the Pusan International Film Festival. His works as an editor include A Journal of Crude Oil, Lotus and The Missing.


João Rui Guerra da Mata

An acclaimed art director and writer, João lived in Macao, China in the seventies. He taught art direction/ production design at the Lisbon Film School from 2004 to 2011, and worked on several features and shorts. He is best known for The Last Time I Saw Macao (2012).

Photographer Credit: Diego Sanchez)

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