Film Screening: Yvo and Chrissy (2017)
Welcome to Queer Britain
Part of the film series for LGBT Month and Chinese New Year 2019, Queer Chinese Representations on Transnational Screens.
Directed by He Xiaopei
Yvo and Chrissy explores the alternative lives chosen by two English people who between them gave up an inheritance of £1m, several properties and a phallus to become a poet, writer, performer, diver and transgender traveller, film maker and musician respectively. The film looks at their witty, gloomy and humorous stories to inspire thinking on how social norms and movements interplay with identities, humanities and well-being.
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