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Queer Japan (2019)

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Releases December 11, 2020
Trailblazing artists, activists, and everyday people from across the spectrum of gender and sexuality defy social norms and dare to live unconventional lives in this kaleidoscopic view of ... See full summary »

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Graham Kolbeins
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Hiroshi Hasegawa Hiroshi Hasegawa ... Self
Tomato Hatakeno Tomato Hatakeno ... Self
Leslie Kee Leslie Kee ... Self
Atsushi Matsuda Atsushi Matsuda ... Self
Junko Mitsuhashi Junko Mitsuhashi ... Self
Saeborg Saeborg ... Self
Vivienne Sato Vivienne Sato ... Self
Fumino Sugiyama Fumino Sugiyama ... Self
Nogi Sumiko Nogi Sumiko ... Self
Gengoroh Tagame Gengoroh Tagame ... Self
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Trailblazing artists, activists, and everyday people from across the spectrum of gender and sexuality defy social norms and dare to live unconventional lives in this kaleidoscopic view of LGBTQ+ culture in contemporary Japan. From shiny pride parades to playfully perverse underground parties, Queer Japan pictures people living brazenly unconventional lives in the sunlight, the shadows, and everywhere in between. Dazzling, iconoclastic drag queen Vivienne Sato peels back the layers of language and identity. Maverick manga artist Gengoroh Tagame tours the world with his unapologetically erotic gay comics. Councilwoman Aya Kamikawa recounts her rocky path to becoming the first transgender elected official in Japan. At legendary kink-positive hentai party Department H, non-binary performance artist Saeborg uses rubber to create a second skin. Culled from 100+ interviews conducted over 3 years in locations across Japan, Queer Japan features dozens of individuals sharing their experiences ... Written by Graham Kolbeins

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USA | Japan

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Japanese | English

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11 December 2020 (USA) See more »

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Tokyo, Japan See more »

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$74,590 (estimated)
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16 : 9
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