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Film Screening: Extravaganza (2018)
Presented by The Fantastic Queer Shanghai: CINEMQ
Part of the film series for LGBT Month and Chinese New Year 2019, Queer Chinese Representations on Transnational Screens.
Directed by Matthew Baren
July, 2017. Drag queen Miss Jade has brought together 12 of the city’s drag performers for a one night show. Extravaganza takes you behind the scenes with the fiercest kings and queens in town. Matthew Baren makes films, collaborating on narrative and documentary projects in the UK, Hong Kong and China, exploring themes of socially constructed identity, life and death.
The screening with be followed by an In Conversation event with each director, chaired by Dr Hongwei Bao with Dr Jamie J Zhao.
Suitable for ages 16+
Organised by the Centre of Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies, University of Nottingham