Beautiful Boxer (Thailand) - A real life dramatization of a champion
kick-boxer who fights to save enough money so he can have a gender
reassignation to become a woman. Box office favourite and festival winner in
Thailand including Best Actor
Saving Face (USA) - A beautiful Chinese American woman falls in love..with
another beautiful Asian American woman. A Sundance Film Festival 2005
favourite. A sexy sassy story about two gorgeous women in a film picked up
by Sony for world wide cinematic release. Joan Chen (The Last Emperor, Twin
Peaks) also features.
Splendid Float (Taiwan) - A drag artiste who is a Taoist priest in the day.
he is called to summon the soul of his lover after he drowns in the sea.
Winner of the best Taiwanese Film and Best New Performer in Taiwan
Bukak Api (Malaysia). - A brave Malaysian film about the trails and
tribulations of drag queens and sex workers in the Muslim country, Malaysia
and the Aids crisis.
Formula 17 - A beautiful love story about two gorgeous Asian hunks who fall
in love with each other. The 2005 Box Office winner in Taiwan
Enter the Phoenix (Hong Kong). - Starring HK's most gorgeous hunk, Daniel
Wu, this is a comedy of a gay man , who is reluctant to take over the reins
of the Triad following his father, the local Mafioso head's death. A crowd
All these films are enjoyable as well as giving both the gay and straight
communities an opportunity to break through the cultural and sexual
stereotypes of gay Asians. Besides which, it provides both healthy
stereotypes and a feast of Asian eye candy breaking through sexual racism.