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Film Screenings With Queer East

Rebels of the Neon God (1992)

Monday 4 December

6.30-8.30 pm

Mitchell and Kenyon Cinema, Foster Building Lecture Theatre 1

Director Tsai Ming-Liang’s debut feature is a masterful exploration of urbanalienation and sexual malaise. Living a stifled existence, teenager Hsiao Kang becomes fascinated with petty thief Ah-Tze. Foregrounding themes of queer desire, the film introduced cinemagoers to Tsai’s signature minimalist style, and to his muse, actor Lee Kang-Sheng.


Sexy, Moving, Young, Harmonious (2022)

Tuesday 5 December

3.30-6.30 pm

Harrington Lecture Theatre

Q & A with Yi Wang at 3.30pm (Programmer from Queer East Festival in London).

Discussion: Queer Film Festival and current LGBTQIA+ issues in East Asia with Dr Jaewook Ryu and Dr Mia Kim.

“Sexy, Moving, Young, Harmonious” is anautogenous workshop for creating queer short films formed by four new gay directors with various jobs and ages (from 20s to 50s).The purpose of these short films is to share the pleasure of creating the films delivering the director’s voices with everyone.

MAIT students made English subtitles in 2023.