For Chinese parents, finding out that their kid is gay usually presents a major tragedy, with the big majority utterly unable to accept the homosexuality of their son or daughter. However, during recent years a fresh rainbow wind has been blowing over the Chinese mainland: a pioneer generation of Chinese parents has been stepping up and speaking out on their love for their gay kids.
This documentary features 6 mothers from all over China, who talk openly and freely about their experiences with their homosexual children. With their love, they are giving a whole new definition to Chinese-style family bonds.
Fan Popo is gay film maker, writer and activist. Born in 1985, he graduated from the Beijing Film Academy. He published “Happy Together: Complete Record of a Hundred Queer Films” (Beifang Wenyi Press, 2007).
He received the third prize in the LGBT Research Paper Prize of the Chi-Heng Foundation, the second prize in the sina.com’s prize for online video and the Prism Prize of the 22nd Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.
He directs the China Queer Film Festival Tour, which has travelled over 20 major cities in China since 2008. He participated in international exchanges in Taipei, Copenhagen, Los Angeles and other places.