About “Be a Woman”《舞娘》: Every night, the “Only Love” bar in Nanning puts on a glamorous transvestite show. This documentary follows the four drag queens over a span of three years to depict a touching and realistic perspective beyond flashy costumes, glamorous accessories, dazzling stage sets, and sensual dancing.
About Fan Popo范坡坡: Fan Popo is a queer filmmaker, writer, and activist from mainland China. His documentary films include New Beijing, New Marriage; the Chinese Closet; Taipei, City of Rainbows; and Be A Woman. His work has been shown in film festivals in Vancouver, Hong Kong, Berlin and Long Beach. Director of the Beijing LGBT Center, he is the author of Happy Together: 100 Queer Films, China’s first anthology of international LGBT cinema.
In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles.
Guests will be able to enjoy the film, refreshments and a Q&A session with the director.
Cost: 50 RMB per ticket *cash only
n.10 Shique Hutong, Dongcheng Dist, Beijing, China
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