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Southeast Asia Queer Cultural Festival 2021:

"Be/Longings" is a virtual festival that reclaims, reimagines, and insists on LGBTIQ belonging in the region. It features 30+ works, performances and events by 40+ queer activists and artists from all over Southeast Asia.

Enjoy all the featured works at your own leisure from 13 February to 13 March 2021 and watch out for the live events that will be streamed here at seaqcf.net!

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  • Deaf LGBTQIA

    Deaf LGBTIQ features the lives of deaf LGBTIQ people in Malaysia who have many…

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  • A/PART: An Anthology of Queer Southeast Asian Poetry in the…

    A/PART gathers the multivalent and polyphonic voices of queer Southeast Asian…

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  • Khmer Trans Traditional Dancing

    This is a pre-recorded performance of Transgender Khmer Traditional Dancing…

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  • Days with Nina

    Have you ever heard the sentiment that being gay is just a trend, or that it’s…

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  • Malaysians Read LGBTQ Stories

    "Malaysians Read LGBTQ Stories" is a four-part series featuring diverse people…

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  • 02/20

    Filmmakers' Table

    A conversation with queer filmmakers on the role of films in queering…

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  • Nawa Cumantaka

    Nawa Cumantaka is a video storybook that narrate the stories of queer people in…

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  • Invisible ไร้ / light / rise / rights

    This film tells the stories of Thai queer activists and people who are fighting…

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  • 03/06

    A/PART Poetry Reading

    A reading of poems included in A/PART: An Anthology of Queer Southeast Asian…

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  • Liku: Off and On Stage

    Liku: Off and On Stages delves into the queer tradition of Balinese performing…

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  • The Second Skin

    "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" was a movie that changed BBQ’s view on gender, sex…

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  • 02/20

    Hello, My Name Is Tamarra

    Whenever I say, "Hello, my name is Tamarra!" the question I often get is, "is…

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  • Budjang

    Budjang tells the story of the blossoming of LGBT people in a conservative…

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  • To Stride with Pride: A Human Rights Movement in Thailand

    "To Stride with Pride: A Human Rights Movement in Thailand" is an 18-minute…

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  • 02/27

    I Laugh ASEAN

    A queer comedy showcase featuring comedians from ASEAN countries who represent…

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  • The Book of Sainted Aunts: The Illustrated Portraits of…

    [obsolete] An “aunt” is slang for middle-aged and elderly gay men or lesbian…

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  • 03/13

    home(un)bound: A Southeast Asia Digital Drag Fest

    A digital drag show from our homes to yours, featuring drag artists from all…

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  • 02/19

    VERSUS: QUEEN OF THE CITY

    VERSUS: QUEEN OF THE CITY is my introduction to the world as to why I am…

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  • Pagsulat Duag

    Pagsulat Duag was born out of the lack of narratives written by LGBTI youth in…

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  • Diwata

    Carl Sagan writes, “If you wish to make apple pie from scratch, you must first…

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  • Lovewins

    Lovewins is a collection of artwork made through mixed techniques of spray…

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  • 02/13

    Opening Night

    This kick-off event for SEAQCF 2021 will feature opening remarks from the…

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  • Berat Mata Memandang, Berat Lagi Bahu Memikul

    This work encapsulates the internal turmoil of queer Malay Muslims when…

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  • BACKSPACE

    An animated short about a recent graduate struggling with applying for work and…

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  • Return To Sender

    A young mail-boy accidentally reads a letter that has been returned to its…

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  • Echoes from our past: 3 digital exhibitions from the Queer…

    Indonesia is facing a time when the lived experiences and narratives of queer*…

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  • Lonesome

    Lonesome is an LGBTQ+ voicemail documentary that features stories of isolation…

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  • Agony/Ecstasy

    Agony/Ecstasy is an animation piece of disparate moments intimated by the…

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  • thenational.api

    A new portal opens on your device, and you are invited to immerse in the…

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  • Queerator

    Queerator is one of the first projects in Vietnam with the aim of keeping the…

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  • 03/07

    Native Culture and Colonial Repression: The role of Fantasy…

    A conversation with writers A. Xiao Wei, Joyce Chng, Tham Chee Wah, EK Gonzales…

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  • Queer Skin

    This photo exhibition expresses the pride in every queer person, including…

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  • 02/28

    thenational.api: Journeying Between The Lines

    thenational.api is only one part of F9 – Fine's efforts to explore the nuances…

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  • Be Me

    This anthology of short fiction features South East Asian writers depicting the…

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  • 03/12

    Thai Queer Movements

    A conversation about Thai queer movements and activism led by Queer Riot.…

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  • 03/10

    Conversation with Queer Visual Artists and Curators

    A conversation with queer visual artists and curators Viet Anh Nguyen (…

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  • Twinkling Fortress

    Twinkling Fortress extends the collaborative work between Khairullah Rahim and…

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  • Vietnam Queer History Month: Once Upon A Time

    TThe 3-part series aims to recreate and introduce a queerer side of Vietnam's…

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  • Wa, Nan

    Wa, Nan is a 20-minute comedy-drama travel film about a senior citizen…

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  • 03/05

    Shh...Diam! Fake Live Performance

    This pre-recorded performance marks the debut of the song 'Aku Hanya Insan…

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  • My Voice, My Story in Cambodia

    Cambodia remains to be a conservative society. Social and cultural norms have…

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  • To Be 'Me'

    "This film tells the story of Htet Soe Naung, who, from childhood has been so…

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  • 02/28

    Speak the Unspoken

    Spoken word poetry is a raw form of emotive storytelling, the same as written…

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  • Strengthening LGBTIQ Communities’ Collective Memory to…

    BlueChili is one of the LGBTQI business models in Cambodia. It was created to…

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  • 03/06

    PagkabuhiXPagpamatuk

    PagkabuhiXPagpamatuk, which means 'BeingXResistance', is a queer cultural…

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  • My Mamily

    My Mamily is a short animated film about the struggles and triumphs of a…

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