Monthly Tuesdays (except December), at Room 28, the Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan or Mahalo Tiki Lounge, 29F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queens Rd E. Charity fundraisers, drinks and dining, Mr Gay Hong Kong heats, auction, entertainment. See upcoming event dates at their facebook page.
September 17 - October 2, 2016. Opening Gala Party at Maison Eight; Exhibition; Closing Gala Party at KoKo. Films at 3 venues include: Weekends; Don't Look at Me That Way; KiKi; Summertime; Lazy Eye; Utopians; Love Next Door 2; LOEVl; Little Men; Being 17; Strike a Pose; Paris 05:59; AWOL; Kiss Me, Kill Me; Esteros; Departure; Chemsex; Staying Vertical; Taekwondo; plus more below:
September 18, 2016, 5:30pm at The ONE, Central. Witty film explores love in differing cultures. Ibo, from a conservative Turkish family, falls in love with Alexander, a straight German show wrestler with a criminal record. In their Berlin adventures they learn more about themselves and others through struggles with their own sexual identity and cultural roots. Sep 21, 9:50pm PALACE ifc.
September 18, 2016, 6:20pm at Palace ifc. 17 year-old Naama Barash likes hanging out with her friends. Her parents fight a lot and her rebellious sister goes AWOL from the army. Naama escapes her troubles with drugs and alcohol in the clubs with free-spirited Hershko, falling in love for the first time, exploring her sexuality, and gaining new meaning in life. Sept 23, 8:10pm at The ONE.
September 18, 2016, 8pm at Palace ifc. Adrift in Sunset - USA 2016 in Thai and English w/ English Subtitles. I am Going to Make a Lesbian Porn - China 2016 Documentary in Mandarin w/ English Subtitles. First Love - Korea 2016 in Korean w/ English Subtitles. The Right Bank - USA 2016 in English. Also: Oct 2, 6:50pm at The ONE.
September 22, 2016. 9:50pm at Cinemateque. Middle-class Miguel shares skateboarding and a love affair with Johnny, the son of the maid, who also has a relationship with a woman. Sexual tensions create jealousy among the three. The boys sometimes sell blood to drug gangsters to make extra cash. Asked to deliver a big job, they walk into unexpected consequences. Sep 30, 7:50pm at The ONE.
September 23, 2016, 9:40pm at Palace ifc. After 13 years together Phoon and Yuke adopt baby Butr. All is well until school starts. When bullied about having two fathers, Butr asks about his mother. With pressure from a Children's Protection Organization, the fathers must decide what is best for their son, despite their feelings. Sep 24, 7:40pm at Cinematheque, Yaumatei.
September 24, 2016, 3:30pm at The One. Miles, a small town Middle America high school student, wants to move to Chicago to study film. After his father squanders his college fund on his mistress, Miles needs a plan. To get a volleyball scholarship there is only a girls team, but Miles is not going to let that get in the way of achieving his dream. Sep 30, 7:40pm at Palace ifc, Central.
September 24, 2016, 5pm at The ONE. A Straight Journey: Days and Nights in Their Kingdom - China 2015 (Mandarin/ Eng ST); Naked Boy - South Korea 2015 (Korean/ Eng ST); Open - South Korea 2015 (Korean/ Eng ST); The Thrill - Taiwan 2014 (Mandarin/ Eng ST); Soulmates - Myanmar 2015 (Burmese/ Eng ST). Sept 28, 8pm at Broadway Cinemateque, Yaumatei, Kowloon.
September 25, 2016, Sunday 12 noon, at West Kowloon Nursery Park. A day and evening of music concerts, sun and fun at Hong Kong’s pinkest carnival to show support for LGBTI friends, colleagues and family. Celebrate diversity. Embrace differences - no charge for admission. In 2015 over 15,000 people joined Pink Dot Hong Kong at Tamar Park.
September 30 - November 5, 2016. Hong Kong and Asia’s largest LGBT cultural festival. Events to include: PARTY, BIKE RIDE, ART OF BRUNCH, START A RAINBOW FAMILY, OUTDOOR CINEMA, URBAN RACE, PICNIC, ROOFTOP PARTY, GALLERY/NUMBERS, PLUGboat Double Junk Party/Floatilla, FRUITS IN SUITS, CAMPUS TOUR, CAMPING, RAINBOW CONNECTION, BEER PONG, SPORTS, HALLOWEEN PARTY, OUT/OPEN, ELEPHANT.
October 16, 2016 at location TBA. Annual LGBTQ party on the water. See their facebook page for updates closer to the event date.
November 26, 2016, annual Saturday parade, 2pm from Victoria Park (Causeway Bay MTR exit) to Edinburgh Place Finish Point Assembly area with entertainment performances, exhibition and vending booths. Dress code: Naughty Green. After Parties. Check for this year's details at pinkseason.hk or their website:
January 2017 (TBC) at Ocean Park. Check for 2017 updates/confirmation at facebook. Past year, 2016: competitions, lucky draws, treasure hunts and lots more, surrounded by LGBTI friends and families. Ocean Park is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and amusement park in Wong Chuk Hang.
February - March, 2017 (TBC) annual festival of arts. Opera; contemporary, Asian/Pacific dance and ballet; music concerts; theater stage performances. Various venues around the city - see website for dates and program listings.
December, 2017 - February, 2018 (TBC) at Kowloon Park and 35 venues around the city. Taking a gap year off in 2016 - look for confirmation for 2017-18 at their website. An open-access festival of theater, dance, music, puppetry, stand-up comedy and visual arts, initiated entirely by the arts community. See information online, as well as a look at last year's events.