Denmark / 2014 / Colour / 30 minutes
In Danish with English subtitles
Cast：Gerard Bidstrup, Helle Dolleris, Charlotte Munck
NOMANSLAND is a story about Christian, who must reconsider his life, after his ex-boyfriend commits suicide. After finding out the reason behind his suicide, Christian decides to get himself tested and is diagnosed with HIV. Hit with hard facts, he begins to escape from reality and sexually collapses, before he decides to stand up for himself - and his ex-boyfriend. NOMANSLAND describes the ‘no-man’s-land’ between sexual drive and the desire for love. Nomansland is a visually and musically strong account of ”being invulnerable is when you accept who you are”.
2. For Love, We Can
Hong Kong / 2014 / Colour / 47 minutes
Cantonese with Chinese & English subtitles
Director：Lam Chi Lung
Cast：Carlos Chan, Annie Liu, Yau Kawk Sau
Red Ribbon Centre collaborated with HKLGFF and The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts on FOR LOVE, WE CAN to bring about awareness about the rising number of HIV cases in Hong Kong. Jun is a reckless and rebellious man; and there is a lack of communication between him and his mother at home. Jun meets Michael and, even though the two come from two different worlds, they fall in love and begin a relationship together. Jun soon gets a visit from an ex and discovers that he is HIV positive. Jun begins to build a fence around everyone around him, including Michael. His relationship with his mom gets even more distant. This is a short film about the journey to acceptance and love.
Running Time: 77 minutes
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