The 2024 edition of London's annual celebration of LGBTQ+ films from the East opens with China's A Song Sung Blue and includes stories spanning 57 years of cinema and 10 countries. It also incorporates an exhibition, poetry and dance.

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The festival runs from 17 to 28 April,

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Abang Adik
Abang Adik
Abang and Adi are undocumented orphans in Malaysia. While the older brother, who is deaf mute, has resigned himself to a life of poverty, his younger sibling burns with indignation. A brutal accident upsets their relationship's fragile balance.
Summer Vacation 1999
Summer Vacation 1999
Summer vacation has emptied a Japanese boys' school of all but three boys. They have no families to return to for the summer, so they spend their days in the empty school. A darkness hangs over the three however: the suicide, three months earlier, of a classmate.
I Am What I Am
I Am What I Am
Kasumi doesn't know what love is and she doesn't have any feeling of romance. Due to her sister's marriage, her mother arranged a formal marriage arrangement without her permission. At the meeting, she finds a man who is just seeking a friend.
A trans woman returns to her remote village upon her father's death to find her traumatised mother in desperate need of her help.
The Missing
The Missing
When an alien comes back to take him, a mouthless young man's life twists and turns as his memories untangle.

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