Explore the mysteries of dating apps in this charming, infectious documentary that lays all the sexy details out on the table. Young Taiwanese filmmaker Tung-Yen Chou searches for a love of his own, as he questions gay men around the world about their intimate experiences on hookup apps. Can Grindr lead you to the love of your life? This refreshingly raw and far too relatable look into digital romance is a snapshot of the moment.
Queer Cruising: Gay Semiotics & Avemaria (Dir: Jeff Verlanic, 20 min)
FRI | July 13 | DGA 1 | 9:45 PM
Director: Tung-Yen Chou
Taiwan | 60 minutes | 2017
English/Mandarin with English subtitles
Celebrate Taiwan Reception | DGA Atrium | Sunday 7/15| 12:30 PM
A native of Taipei, Taiwan, Tung-Yen Chou works primarily in videos and theatre. His works have been screened and performed in international festivals in New York City, Brussels, Lisbon, Lille, Dresden, Copenhagen, Seoul and Beijing. Chou is a graduate of Taipei National University of the Arts in Theatre Arts, and later attained a MA in Scenography at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in the United Kingdom. Transforming his enthusiasm in video and theater to practice, Chou founded Very Mainstream Studio in 2010.