Silicon Valley Queer Film Festival

Xiaodi

Documentary

Country of Origin: CHINA

On the 17th birthday of transgender girl Huang Xiaodi, the whole family gathered to celebrate her birthday. After dinner, her parents asked her to get in the car and take her to buy a birthday present. However, what awaited her was not the store, but an “Internet addiction school” on Gele Mountain in Chongqing, China.

DIRECTORS

Junmi Chen & Guo Gao

gougoh@gmail.com

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ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Chen Junmi
Chen Junmi, who lives in Beijing, is concerned about thesituation of young LGBT people and has tried to promote anti-bullying in campus and prevent suicide among LGBT teenagers with films. Xiaodi is his first documentary.

Gao Guo
Gao Guo, a queer born in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province in 1997.He graduated from the Engraving Department of Xian Academy of Fine Arts in 2019 and was the former president of the Group of XAFA Olive Tree Public Welfare Society. After graduation, he worked as a choreographer and director, and now lives in Chaoyang, Beijing.Xiaodi is his first documentary.