Love & Pride Film Festival is on the theme of acceptance

Movie still from Japanese documentary Of Love And Law.
Movie still from Japanese documentary Of Love And Law.PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE

SINGAPORE - The movies in the 10th edition of Golden Village's Love & Pride Film Festival centre around the notion of acceptance, and not just of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community.

In the opening film on Oct 4, documentary Of Love And Law (2017), director Hikaru Toda follows two Japanese men, Fumi and Kazu, who are lovers as well as partners in the country's only LGBTQ law firm. They take up cases on behalf of those in the minority and which sometimes challenge the status quo, including defending the artist Rokudenashiko against charges of obscenity for her work featuring female genitalia.

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