Occidental Paradise

Bo Luengsuraswat
© 2006

Exploring “self-reflections” in the empire of information and images, this film presents an unsettling assemblage of cultural texts on Thailand that often pass as common sense.


2017   Toronto Queer Film Festival, “Freedom to Move, Freedom to Stay,” co-sponsored by No One Is Illegal – Toronto, Steelworker’s Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada

2015   OUTTAKES 2: Queer Asian Cinema, sponsored by Queer Cultural Center, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA (moderated by Pratibha Parmar)

2015   (Re)visions: Performance Art Film Festival, Oakland Public Library César E. Chávez Branch, Oakland, CA (moderated by Indira Allegra)

2015   Quoting Ourselves: A Queer Archive, San Francisco State University Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA (curated by Karly Stark)

2014   San Francisco Transgender Film Festival, Roxie Theater, San Francisco, CA (moderated by Shawna Virago)


Dorothy June Fraser, “Occidental Paradise: Bo Luengsuraswat on Intercepting Misrepresentation,” Plenitude Magazine, February 18, 2013.


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