KUO Hsuan-Chi

Taiwan〡2021〡Fic〡Color〡30 min〡Mandarin
✧ 2021 Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival
✧ 2021 Student Narrative Short Film Nominees, Golden Harvest Awards for Outstanding Short Films
✧ 2021 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival

Since beginning to explore his sexuality and identity privately via the Internet and dating apps, thirteen-year-old Xiao-Wei has felt distanced from his straight friends. In keeping the fact that he’s gay from his best friend Pin-Rui, Xiao-Wei doesn’t realize his closest friend has been carrying a secret of his own.


KUO Hsuan-Chi
KUO Hsuan-Chi, 1984 was born in Chiayi, Taiwan. He graduated from Taipei National University of The Arts. And is currently furthering his master degree in Shih Hsin University, Department of Radio, Television & Film. He focuses his movies on gay teens issues of growing up and sexually assault.

09.02 ㊅ 14:00〡旗津tha̍k冊
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HIDDEN describes the confusion, depression, and helplessness faced by a 13-year-old boy in the process of self-identification and sexuality exploration. Through the life experience and feelings of the stage of adolescence, this film captures the growth process and lifestyle of contemporary Taiwanese teenagers and presents current problems of adolescence within the theme of youth and exploration.



11.06 ㊐ 15:20〡台南新光影城 4 廳
11.09 ㊂ 13:00〡台南新光影城 4 廳〡 Q&A session with the Director
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