Event Recap: ShPFF III – Special Screening Recap

ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival 2017 screened approximately 40 queer films in just 2 days, on 11 and 18-June, 22 hours of queer films marathon. Due to overwhelming response from the audience, we added a special screening on 20-June evening. Special thanks to all volunteers and audience for the support!


The special screening was held at XinCafe. Films include three nominees from this year’s ShPFF Chinese Short Film Competition – Best Screenplay nominee “The Mermaid and the Whale”, Best Editing nominee “Goodbye Mr. B, Hello Miss B!”, Best Sound & Music nominee “Breathe” and American documentary “The Life and Work of Charlotte Bunch”. Mr. Joshua Lustig, Cultural Officer of the Consulate General of the United States in Shanghai came to support as well.

The screening was followed by a panel discussion with special guests.

ShPFF 2017 would like to thank Goethe Institut China, British Consulate General in Shanghai, British Council Shanghai, Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai, Consulate General of the United States in Shanghai, Consulate General of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Shanghai, The Royal Danish Consulate General in Shanghai, Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai, Consulate General of Peru in Shanghai, Brander Urstoff, EQ, Pure & Whole, SweetTeeth, Il Vino red wine, Gravity Subtitles, LesSubs, Art Co, CNCreate, Chance, Love Queer Cinema Week, Chinese Queer Independent Films, Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Taiwan International Queer Film Festival, Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival, Blued and Rela. Special thanks to XinCafe for providing the venue for this special screening.

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