Love Intersections

Love Intersections is a media arts collective made up of queer artists of colour dedicated to collaborative filmmaking and relational storytelling. We produce intersectional and intergenerational stories from underrepresented communities – centering the invisible, the spiritual, the metaphysical and the imaginary. We believe in deep and meaningful relationships, that intersectionality is a verb and a call to action, that we must cultivate social trust through collective care and community responsibility. Our desire is to provoke (he)artful social change through a lens of love.

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‘Yellow Peril: Queer Destiny’ at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival

31st Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm 
VIFF Vancity Theatre

Yellow Peril: Queer Destiny is a new short documentary from local filmmakers Love Intersections that probes the nuances of Queer Chinese Canadian identity. The film investigates how being part of a distant diaspora, as well as being othered as outsiders in Canada, informs the racial and queer identities of the subjects. We follow local drag artist Kendall Yan, otherwise known as Maiden China, along with other local queer Chinese performers and activists as their intimate interviews reveal the ways in which being “marked” as the embodiment of femininity, to the lack of representation, to sexual racism, informs the forging of identities by queer Chinese Canadians.

Yellow Peril: Queer Destiny | David Ng, Jen Sungshine | Canada | 2019 | 20 mins | English

Directors Jen Sungshine and David Ng of Love Intersections and interviewees will be in attendance for a Q&A.

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Collaborative Documentary Filmmaking with Love Intersections

31st Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm 
SFU Goldcorp World Arts Centre

Building trust with your subjects is one of the greatest and most important challenges of documentary film-making. Local filmmakers Jen Sungshine and David Ng from Love Intersections will share their experiences as documentary filmmakers and collaborators who centre their subjects and engage them in a collaborative filmmaking process. They will outline the challenges and joys of the collaborative filmmaking practice with participants, and share strategies for building trust while upholding artistic integrity and creativity.

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Love Intersections 5 year anniversary performances, featuring lion dancers Dora Ng and Vicky Ma;
and the always ethereal, Maiden China
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