The original short film may be viewed on Viddsee: https://www.viddsee.com/video/sisters/nz9xv A short film by Lincoln Chia. http://www.fridae.asia/gay-news/2011/08/08/11086.lincoln-chia This groom has a secret. So does his brother in law. The Chinese custom for bridesmaids, or "sisters", is to playfully impede the groom's progress as he comes to fetch his bride on the wedding day. Things take on an unexpected turn when a cheeky relative at the wedding volunteers to take on the role of a bridesmaid. Festivals & Awards Echoes of an Escape, National University of Singapore, 2013 Short Films from Singapore: Exploring Gender Identities: Films from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, UC Berkeley (Center for Southeast Asia Studies), 2012 3rd Singapore Short Film Award, 2012 (Nominated for Best Fiction, Best Script, Best Editing, Best Performance) 5th Short Circuit, Singapore LGBT showcase, 2012 7th InDPanda International Short Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2011 6th Jogja-NETPAC Film Festival, Indonesia, 2011 (Nominated for the Light of Asia Award) 24th Singapore International Film Festival, 2011 (Nominated for Best Film, Best Director Links: http://sporelgbtpedia.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Singapore_gay_films
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In contrast to the numerous local theatre productions dealing with LGBT subject matter which had...