ShanghaiPRIDE is collaborating with Alliance Francaise, Goethe Institut, Biblioteca Miguel de Cervantes and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Shanghai to present LGBT-themed films in conjunction with this year’s celebration.
MONDAY, JUNE 18 @ ALLIANCE FRANCAISE
18:30 Wounded Flowers
Length: 40 mins
Release Year: 2006
A documentary of a Tomboy’s life alone in Shanghai, searching for love and self-discovery. The film is about Angel’s three relationships while she is working in Shanghai for a year. This film portrays the characters of lesbians.
19:30 La naissance des pieuvres
Length: 85 mins
Director: Celine Sciamma
Release Year: 2007
Centered around a synchronized swimming team, the director’s debut studies the nascent sexuality of three teenage girls struggling with their own desires. “La naissance des pieuvres” delivers a simple and realistic message: whatever mistakes or choices these girls make, these are necessary steps in the much longer journey to help them find their own identity as women.