IQMF: Shifting Place and Identity
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Dir. by Luna Laure & Rhys Jones, Experimental Documentary, Australia 2019, 7 min.
Dimas grew up in a very traditional Muslim family in a small village in Central Java and knew he was gay from a very young age. It wasn’t until his world turned upside down that he went in search of his heaven, ending up in the wildly remote West Australian town of Broome.
Dir. by Etsen Chen, Korea, 2019, 12 min.
Language: Korean, subtitles: English
Joonwoon is bullied in high school for his effeminate appearance. After his peers throw him into a swimming pool he ends up a laundromat where he encounters the enigmatic Chanmi. As they go on a little adventure, Joonwon must decide which paths to take, what to take along with him…and what to leave behind.
Dir. Rhadem Camlian Morados, Philippines, 2018, 28 min.
Language: English, subtitles: English
First-hand account of the struggle for safe space and acceptance by a group of LGBTQI people in the region of Mindanao, the southernmost island of the Philippines. Their stories detail their experience of being LGBT and Bangsamoro, a heterogeneous ethno-linguistic group of Muslims who have long struggled for the right to self-determination.