“Q U E E R F I L M F E S T I V A L  くにたちクイア映画祭” を開催します!!

Q U E E R   F I L M   F E S T I V A L



3月1日(土) 15:30開場
『ココデナイドコカ』(監督:中川あゆみ 2010年/64分/英語字幕付き) 予告編 
「ここでないどこか」を探してさまよう リョウ27歳。
東京に暮らす青年の 男の子との恋と生きづらさを描いたドキュメンタリー。

『女として生きる』(監督:江畠香希 2011年/100分/英語字幕付き)予告編 


(住所: 国立市富士見台1-17-12  JR南武線谷保駅北口から徒歩約2分 042-574-3602)






Kunitachi Queer Film Festival!!!

Kunitachi Queer Film Festival

What the heck is human sexuality ?!

Come and join us to watch the documentaries “Somewhere not Here” and “Transgender Trouble”, accompanied by a discussion with the directors of both films.

Let’s see if we can come up with some answers together about our own sexual identities.

Films will be shown in original Japanese with English subtitles.

Date : March 1 (Sat), Doors open 3:30 PM

4 PM
“Somewhere not Here” (Directed by Ayumi Nakagawa, 64 min, 2010)
 Trailer (no English subtitles)

A different workplace, another home…. 27-year-old Ryo wants to be anywhere but where he finds himself at the moment. This documentary depicts the rough life of a young man in relationships with other men in Tokyo. We follow him through the ups and downs of his life, breaking up with his live-in boyfriend, finding a job that brings him closer to his dream of being a fashion designer, fighting with his mom, attending the Pride Parade, and other scenes of his daily life. The work invites us to reflect on the state of Japan in a world in which an increase in the rights of sexual minorities has resulted in the ability to marry in more than 15 countries.

5:30 PM
“Transgender Trouble” (Directed by Koki Ebata, 100 min, 2011)
Trailer (no English subtitles)

In Japan, transvestites, transgendered people, and those with Gender Identity Disorder are treated as outcasts, used for entertainment, and are regularly shown in appalling stereotypes on television and in the media. Their reality in fact represents a vast and not easily definable range of experiences and existences. The director of this documentary, herself transgendered, focuses her camera's gaze specifically on the performers in a 'New Half' (Shemale) cabaret show in Tokyo. Official Selection, Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, 2011.

7:40 PM
Discussion with directors Ayumi Nakagawa and Koki Ebata

Venue: Kakekomi-tei

1-17-12 Fujimidai, Kunitachi, Tokyo (phone: 042-574-3602)
*2 minute walk from North Exit of Yaho Station on the JR Nanbu Line

Organized by: Kunitachi Demonstration Yaro Kai 

*For admission Fee is ¥1,000.
An LGBT-themed display of visual art by Malaysian artist Shiekoreto (presently in Japan) will also be on display!

Light refreshments will also be served!

design by Shiekoreto