Film screening: Be a woman (2011)

From Nanning with Love

Part of the film series for LGBT Month and Chinese New Year 2019, Queer Chinese Representations on Transnational Screens.

Directed by Fan Popo

This documentary follows four drag queens of the ‘Only Love’ bar in Nanning over a span of three years to depict a touching and realistic perspective beyond flashy costumes, glamorous accessories, dazzling stage sets, and sensual dancing. Fan Popo is a gay film maker, writer and activist. He graduated from the Beijing Film
Academy and directs the China Queer Film Festival.

The screening lasts 90 minutes and will be followed by an In Conversation event with each director, chaired by Dr Hongwei Bao with Dr Jamie J Zhao.

When: Wednesday 6 February, 18.00-20.00
Where: Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University Park Campus
Tickets: Free, advanced booking recommended on the Lakeside website, suitable for ages 16+

Organised by the Centre of Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies, University of Nottingham

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