Programme - Tickets and Sign-ups
Events are still subject to changes and updates, so keep checking this page for the latest information!
Creating space for dialogue.
Inviting queer folk
to imagine liberation.
Amplifying diverse voices.
IndigNation Queer Film Festival
August 1, 8pm
Weekends (Opening Film)
A humorous and moving documentary about G-Voice, the oldest gay men’s chorus in South Korea, and their dealing with homophobia before a big performance.
Double Bill: It's Easier to Raise Cattle & Gender Troubles: The Butches
The women in this short film and documentary negotiate gender expectations, and subvert them in interesting, unexpected, perhaps even paranormal, ways.
August 2, 8pm
August 3, 8pm
Malila: The Farewell Flower
Rising Thai filmmaker Anucha Boonyawatana explores tragic gay romance asking: Can Buddhist philosophy liberate the soul?
August 4, 3pm
August 4, 8pm
Si Chedeng At Si Apple
Reviews rave about this absurdist yet dry cutting humor envelops this part buddy-comedy, part lesbian-romance.
August 5, 3pm
Those Long-Haired Nights
CANCELLATION OF SCREENING
Due to a technical problem, this screening of Long Haired Nights has been cancelled. Ticket holders have been refunded, and will be communicated with separately.
DO consider checking out the rest of the programme of the IndigNation Queer Film Festival, and the rest of IndigNation as well.
An unflinching yet open-hearted portrait of sex work that follows the transgender women Tuesday, Amanda and Barbie, sex workers and friends, through Burgos, the red light district in Manila.
August 10, 8pm
Transit: An Evening of Trans Art and Culture
106 Rowell Road, Singapore 208030
August 11, 9.45pm
Hard Rock Cafe Cuscaden
August 12, 9.00am
Natural Education 3: Imagining Queer Futures
The IndigNation Queer Conference
A holistic and realistic self-defense course specially designed for the LBT++ community. This includes defending yourself from physical & physiological attacks.
August 18 & 19, From 12pm
72-13, Home of TheatreWorks
72-13 Mohammed Sultan Road 239007
For full programme listing, please visit our facebook link here.
Natural Education is a queer conference that gathers a range of speakers and interest groups from the LGBTQ community in Singapore for dialogue, aiming to expose the community to a diverse range of perspectives and ideas.
This year, we’re focussing on the theme of IMAGINING A QUEER FUTURE, exploring practical steps we can take to prepare ourselves for our own futures and how we might be able to predict, imagine and create the kind of futures we need and want to see for our communities and in Singapore.
Most talks and discussions are public: a few are private and all require registration. People of all nationalities welcome to attend. Events are free, but donations are encouraged.
REGISTER FOR TALKS HERE: http://goo.gl/forms/QcNgf33gvi2Km9572
DAY 1: SATURDAY, 18 AUGUST
12PM - OPENING PANEL: IMAGINING A QUEER FUTURE
Featuring: Daryl Yang, Jean Chong, Kyle Miranda-White and more TBA
1PM-3PM - SINGLE AND DATING
Featuring: AFA Singapore, Avin Tan, San Teck and Calvin Tan
Please also sign up by sending your name and number to firstname.lastname@example.org
2.15PM - HOW QUEER CAN YOU BE?
Presented by: The Local Rebel
Moderated by: Dia Sabrina
3.30PM - QUEER MONEY & EMPOWERMENT
Speaker: Tham Wan Yi
3.30PM - IMAGINING A QUEER FEMINIST FUTURE
Moderator: Jean Chong, speakers to be announced
5PM - PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE FOR LGBT COUPLES
Speakers: Suang Wijaya, Deryn Sim
6PM - AN ON-GOING RISK: WHAT WRITER-ACTIVIST JUSTIN CHIN HAS TO SAY ABOUT OUR QUEER FUTURE
Featuring: Jee Leong Koh, Chia Jia Xin and more to be announced
DAY 2 - SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
1PM - MEET THE QUEERS
Moderated By: Pavarne Shantti
2.15PM - BI THE WAY: THE FUTURE OF BI+ VISIBILITY
Featuring: Bi+ Collective, Tiffany Gwee
2.15PM - SOME REASSEMBLY REQUIRED: TRANSGENDER ISSUES IN SINGAPORE
Presented by: Maruah
Featuring: Kirsten Han, Evan Lam, Christopher Khor
3.30PM - LGBTQ PEOPLE IN SEX WORK ADVOCACY, 19 August,
Moderated by: Sherry Sherquesha
3.30PM - BANDS OF BUTCHES: FEMALE MASCULINITY IN TAIWAN AND SINGAPORE
Featuring: Tan Liting, Pamela Devan and more to be announced
4.45PM - STORIES FROM THE SPECTRUM AND BEYOND
Featuring: Pavarne Shantti, Xuan, Andy Winter, Kwok Ying Chen
Moderator: Stephanie Chan
4.45PM - SECTION 377A. WHAT DOES EQUALITY LOOK LIKE TO YOU?
Hosted by: SG Narratives.
Featuring: Pastor Pauline, Adam Hidayat, Angela Lau
6PM - Closing panel: PREPARING FOR A QUEER FUTURE
Featuring: Faiz Tesoro, Audrey Yue, Alaric Tan, Ginger June
ContraDiction XIV: A Queer Lit & Music Night
August 25, 8pm
6 Sarkies Rd
The Glory Hoes present Paris is Burning (1991)
August 31, 8pm
August 31, 11pm
Closing Party - The Hoe Down
Intermission Bar at The Projector
Cover: $10 cash at the door, or Free with guestlist. Guestlist opens July 31.