Thursday, September 19, 2013

Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China



2009 Chinese Feature

Cast: Tou Shi, Li Yinhe and Zhang Yuan
Writer/Director: Cui Zi'en

Synopsis:
An examination of the evolving social acceptance of China's GLBT community over the past 80 years.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available



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Awards:
  • Turino GLBT Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary.

Notes/Trivia:
  • The film culminates with the submission of Dr. Li Yinhe’s Same-sex Marriage Bill to the Legislative Affairs Commission of the National People’s Congress in 2003, a major landmark event in the ongoing struggle for acceptance of queer identity in China.

OMG Movie #332

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