Fan Popo: Be a Woman (2011)

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Every night, the “Only Love” bar in Nanning puts on a glamorous transvestite show. This documentary follows the four drag queens over a span of three years to depict a touching and realistic perspective beyond flashy costumes, glamorous accessories, dazzling stage sets, and sensual dancing.

*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’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.