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Review: Taiwan’s “Dear Ex” Tells An Offbeat And Poignant Family Story

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One of Taiwan's best films of 2018, "Dear Ex" offers an emotionally complex look at a modern family.

Interview: Wang Yu-lin on Taiwanese Aborigines and Gender Identity in “Alifu, the Prince/ss”

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"Alifu, The Prince/ss" tells a unique story at the intersection of Taiwanese aboriginal traditions and transgender rights. It premieres October 2017.

Interview: Director Zero Chou on Making LGBT Films in the Greater China Region

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The Teddy Award-winning Taiwanese director discusses her latest "Six Asian Cities Rainbow Project" and past works.

“Fathers” Director Palatpol Mingpornpichit on Making a Film About LGBT Families in Thailand

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Mingpornpichit's film "Fathers" focuses on a gay couple in Thailand who must deal with many tribulations to raise a son.

Movie “Fathers” Showcases Both Tolerance and Challenges for Thai LGBT Couples

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The Thai movie "Fathers" shows the challenges a gay couple encounters while raising their adopted son.

Meet India’s “Third Gender” in “Black Sheep”

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A new documentary profiles the hijra - a unique transgender community in India with several thousand years of history.

Review: From Afar (Venezuela, 2016)

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An unlikely Venezuelan piece that offers an artistic, brooding taste of award-friendly cinema.

 
 
 

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