This year's Queer East film festival has a packed line-up including films from 17 different countries, with a special focus on South Korea. Alongside the films, a series of dance performances is running, and there are immersive video art installations for attendees to explore.

The festival runs from 18 to 30 April.

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QueerEast Latest Reviews

Home Ground
Home Ground
A documentary about the development of South Korea's lesbian community in the 1990s.
About Us But Not About Us
About Us But Not About Us
Two men and a mysterious manuscript.
The Love Eterne
The Love Eterne
A young woman disguises herself as a man in order to access a university education.
Steely Shin Myung is a fierce trans queen on the Seoul nightclub scene who reconnects with her Buddhist heritage after the death of her father.
I Love You, Beksman
I Love You, Beksman
A make-up artist and fashion designer enjoying life in a thriving queer community has to open up about being straight when he falls for a beauty queen.
Lotus Sports Club
Lotus Sports Club
The story of Leak, a teenage trans man who plays football in the under-21s women's team of Kampong Chhnang, and Pa Vann, the coach and father-figure to Leak and other LGBTQ+ players on the team.

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