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BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

5 - 15 MARCH 2020

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The Teacher

“I never felt prouder to be Taiwanese than the day we passed the marriage equality law.”

— Ming Lang Chen

DATE: Sunday 8 March 2020

TIME: 3:45pm

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

UNCLASSIFIED  18+

Year  2019

Country  Taiwan 

Language  Mandarin with English subtitles

Director  Ming Lang Chen

Genre  Drama 

Run Time  92min

Cast  Oscar Chiu, Sam Chang

SYNOPSIS

When the 26-year-old Civics teacher, Kevin, openly voices his stance on marriage equality at school, he stirs up a storm. His being madly in love with an HIV positive man doesn't sit well with all the people around him. When a rumour breaks out about his HIV status, he is forced to make choices no one should have to.

Set against the backdrop of the fight for marriage equality in Taiwan.

Awards & Screenings Golden Horse Film Festival

Source  Swallow Wings Films

Queensland Premiere