Love & Other Matters
An introduction to seven very different LGBT people in Myanmar today. A warm and humorous documentary about the most human aspect of us all: the desire to love, be loved and accepted.
The love story of the couple from Yesagyo (a township located near Bagan) and their family life.
A well prepared message on video: ” Mom, I have something to tell you. I am in love and……”
The use of mobile phones exploded after the opening of the mobile market in 2014. Channel G, the nick name for gay dating sites, was quickly discovered.
Over the Black Rainbow
The transgenders from Yogyakarta are put in the spotlight, after the transgender Islamic school was closed in 2016.
Ko Latt is a young Myanmar artist who won the chance to study abroad with a scholarship. While living in Zurich, Switzerland, he fell in love. Surprisingly, and for the first time, with another man.
She Is a Male
As a gay man who feels like and appears as a women, he is subject to discrimination from his community and bullying by the police. His family provides him with love. He decides to fight for his rights and becomes an activist for LGBT rights.
The story of two transgender sex workers. An intense documentary about difficult lifes: rejected by their families and subjected to sexual violence and ignorance. It also shows the value of friendship.
Red Over The Rainbow
Covering the first Viet Pride events, this documentary portrays a proud community with its various generations, genders and issues. Shot in scenic Hanoi, it is both colourful and lively.
That’s the way I am
‘After I told the truth I felt like a bird flying in the air’. Phyo Thit Luu lives an out-and-proud life as a gay man and LGBT rights activist in Yangon.
The irrepressible Shwe is a hairdresser by day and a transgender performer during the night. While his compatriots tend to be shy, Shwe chose to be out, extroverted and outspoken.
&PROUD – Photo competition 2014
Myanmar’s first-ever LGBT photo competition. With both series and individual photos, the exposition attracted a good number of visitors and attention in the press.
Gay Pride 2012 Phnom Penh
This documentary gives a lively and detailed impression of the 2012 Gay Pride events in Phnom Penh. Various LGBT individuals are interviewed.
A Butterfly Taboo
While following a Filipino LGBT political party’s campaign for a seat in congress, the director looks back at his own troubled youth, growing up gay. An interesting fusion of animation and documentary.
&PROUD – Photo competition 2015
Myanmar’s second LGBT photo competition. Five series and seven individual photos were submitted.