Queer Asia Short Film Section 1 features three short films, including
a stunning portrayal of a trans character's life in South Korea, God's Daughter Dance (2020).
How to Die Young in Manila (2021) is the 2020 Berlinale Talents Project and screened at Busan and Singapore International Film Festival, a mysterious and stylish short film about a teenage boy looking for his hook-up in the Philippines.
Return to Sender (2020), an endearing mail-boy in Myanmar trying to deliver the letters that have bounced back multiple times.
Queer Asia Short Film Section 2 features four short films from across Asia, including
Solid (2020) by Japanese director Iwasa Hiroki, about two guys getting interrupted by earthquakes during sex.
Journey to the Shore (2020), won the 2021 Asian Pacific Short Film Competition at Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, about a couple celebrating their anniversary but only to find out there is a hidden secret about to be unveiled.
Between Us (2020), an intimate portrayal of a transgender man's struggle in a rural Japanese town.
Kiran (2021) is an appealing medication using the craftwork of henna to protract the two same-sex love in Pakistan.
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