Queer East to team up with Lewes Depot and Fabrica Gallery in October

Graham Robson September 30, 2022

Queer East, a LGBTQ+ film festival that showcases rarely-seen queer cinema from East and Southeast Asia, is to team up with Lewes Depot and Fabrica Gallery in Brighton from October 18 Р23.

Queer East Film Festival at Lewes Depot


Metamorphosis on Tuesday, October 18, 8.30pm | Director: Jose Enrique Tiglao | Cast: Gold Aceron, Iana Bernardez, Ivan Padilla | Philippines

Explores the physical and spiritual limits of gender identity. Filipino filmmaker J.E. Tiglao’s debut feature is a fearless coming of age drama that showcases the exciting possibilities of intersex storytelling.

Take Me Home on Friday, October 21, 8.30pm | Director: Han Jay | Cast: Yeon Lee, Woo Mi-Hwa | South Korea

A powerful testament to resilience against the odds.

Malila: The Farewell Flower on Sunday, October 23, 5.45pm | Director:   Anucha Boonyawatana | Cast: Sukollawat Kanarot, Anuchit Sapanpong, Sumret Muengput | Thailand

Touching performances and vivid cinematography characterise director Anucha Boonyawatana’s mesmerising second feature, a hypnotic contemplation of desire and loss.

For more info on the Lewes Depot strand of Queer East Film Festival, CLICK HERE 

Queer East Film Festival at Fabrica Brighton

Beautiful Boxer

Queer East Shorts – Can You Keep A Secret? on Wednesday, October 19, 7.15pm

The short films in this collection tell the stories of queer people who conceal the truth about their sexualities ‚Äď who face discrimination just for being themselves, so choose a life of duality.

For the programme, CLICK HERE  

Beautiful Boxer and It’s All Because of Katoey on Thursday, October 20, 7.15pm

An evening of unique and thought-provoking film in a beautiful setting.

More info HERE 

Queer East Shorts РDays of Reverie on Saturday, October 22, 7.15pm 

This programme is dedicated to the power of queer dreams and daydreams to bring about change ‚Äď a celebration of fantasy and its role in shaping LGBTQ+ identities.

For the programme, CLICK HERE

For more info on Queer East, CLICK HERE