GE2017-33 Out Run - Screening and Discussion 《粉紅政黨參選記》放映會及座談 (For Public)
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Event Type: Public Lecture/Forum/Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Symposium
Event Nature: Law and Politics
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. People should not face discrimination, inequality, and violence because of their sexual orientation and / or gender identity. Out Run, a documentary about the Congressional Election in the Philippines, provides a unique look into the challenges that LGBT people face as they transition into the mainstream and fight for dignity, legitimacy, and acceptance across the globe.
This event is part of the HKU Equal Opportunity Festival 2017 (http://www.eounit.hku.hk/eng/index.php).
Co-organiser: Equal Opportunity Unit, HKU
Supporting Unit: Amnesty International
Out Run 《粉紅政黨參選記》
2016 | 75 min | Dir. S. Leo Chiang & Johnny Symons | In English & Filipino with English and Chinese Subtitles
As leader of the world’s only LGBT political party, Bemz Benedito dreams of being the first transgender woman in the Philippine Congress. But in a predominantly Catholic nation, rallying for LGBT representation in the halls of Congress is not an easy task. Mobilising working-class transgender hairdressers and beauty queens, they wage a historic quest to elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress! Can she win a seat at the end?
埋身直擊全球唯一LGBT政黨Ladlad殺入選戰！政治素人Bemz Benedito夢想成為菲律賓國會第一位跨性別議員，不過國內天主教聯盟執政多年，談何容易？Ladlad 黨主席Bemz聯同一眾同志和跨性別戰友異軍突起，發動基層髮型師和跨女美容師選票力量，街頭口水大戰福音派傳道人。大選當天，選情告急下會否爆冷入主國會？本片以活力生鬼之勢，挑戰主流政壇，燃亮參選夢想！
Speaker of Discussion:
Hon Chan Chi-chuen 陳志全議員
Member of the Legislative Council, HKSAR
Language of Discussion: English
Date: 6/11 (Mon)
Time: 18:45 – 20:30
Venue: CYP-P4, CYM Physics Building
|Venue||CYP-P4, CYM Physics Building|
Registration is open from 13/09/2017 10:00(HKT) to 05/11/2017 12:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.