The Drum Tower (China, 2018) [CVF 2019]

When China entered the market economy, the Chinese government strongly encouraged many of its unemployed workers to pursue their own business ambitions in the capital. These often meant opening a small shop, a local bookstore, […]

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on Apr, 26 · in Reviews

Crowdfund This – Beer! Beer! by Fan Popo

Those who have been following news of China’s LGBTQ community will likely be aware of filmmaker and activist Fan Popo whose enlightening documentary works include Chinese Closet (2010), Mama Rainbow (2012) and its sequel Papa […]

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on Nov, 29 · in Features

Interview with Fan Popo

Fan Popo is an independent filmmaker, gay rights activist and writer based in Beijing. Originally from Jiangsu Province, he graduated from the Beijing Film Academy and has been a committee member of the Beijing Queer […]

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on Aug, 04 · in Interviews

The Bookworm Literary Festival 2016: Catching Up with Beijing’s LGBT Community

2015 was so tumultuous for Beijing’s LGBT community that this year’s Bookworm Literary Festival devoted a panel to the recent trials and triumphs of the movement, which have ranged from short prison terms for feminist […]

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on Apr, 15 · in Features


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