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Your search by 'South Asian' identified 6 films


  • Chuppan Chupai

    Chuppan Chupai

    Denmark , 2013 , 68 min. Chuppan Chupai (Hide and Seek) follows the lives of four LGBT Pakistanis: activist Neeli, flighty but “famous” Kami, shy Waseem, and Jenny, a transgender woman who struggles with her transition. All live under the specter of Pakistan’s sharia laws forbidding homosexuality. Throughout the film, their lives in the urban centers of Lahore and Rawalpindi are shown to be... Read more
  • Easy Abby: Every Day Making Love More Difficult (Season One)

    Easy Abby: Every Day Making Love More Difficult (Season One)

    USA , 2013 , 85 min. Easy Abby: Season One chronicles the (mis)adventures of a thirtysomething lesbian living in Chicago and navigating the dating scene with slickness and sense of humor while trying to have as much fun as possible.... Read more
  • The First Date

    The First Date

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. Amanda recalls the embarrassing events surrounding her first date with a beautiful sous-chef named Kelly as she prepares to ask her out on a second date. This playful film sweetly captures the awkwardness and excitement of new love.... Read more
  • kink

    kink

    USA , 2012 , 80 min. Ever wonder what—and who—really goes down in that imposing brick fortress at Mission and 14th? This adults-only doc (produced by James Franco) goes behind closed doors at the Armory to reveal purveyors of fetish porn, working and wanking on the edge of big-business BDSM.... Read more
  • Performing Girl

    Performing Girl

    USA , 2013 , 24 min. Performing Girl tells the compelling story of D’Lo, a performance artist originally from Southern California and raised by Sri Lankan parents who struggled with his gender variance through childhood and adolescence. Through adorable animation, intimate family interviews, and poignant excerpts from D’Lo’s performances, the film illustrates the evolution of a family’s ... Read more
  • Soongava—Dance of the Orchids

    Soongava—Dance of the Orchids

    Nepal , 2012 , 85 min. The first film from Nepal dealing with lesbian love features a dangerous romance between middle-class college students whose families violently oppose it. Still, a dancer and her admirer decide to live together in defiance of their conservative society.... Read more