• Beer! Beer!

    Directed by Popo Fan
    Germany | 17 minutes |

A Chinese expatriate and a native German saunter through the streets of Berlin after a long night out at the club in this droll “anti-romantic comedy.”

In competition for Best Comedy Short

film details

Director: Popo Fan
Producers: Anna Xian Hong, Popo Fan
Screenwriter: Popo Fan
Cinematographers: Arne Büttner
Editor: Grace Sungeun Kim
Music: Hyemin Jung, Thomas Hähnlein, Christian Müller, Clemens Lotz
Cast: Marc Philipps, Popo Fan
Country: Germany
Language: In English and German with English subtitles.
Year: 2019
Running Time: 17 minutes
Awards: New Berlin Film Award, Achtung Berlin
Primary Company: PopoGanda Films
Contact Email: popogandafilms@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/beerbeershort

director biography

Popo Fan, born in 1985, is a Chinese queer filmmaker, activist and writer. His early activism documentaries on LGBTI+ families started a national conversation in China. Starting in 2016, he began focusing more on producing fictional and experimental films. He organized the Beijing Queer Film Festival for more than a decade, also founding the Queer University Video Training Camp in China. Currently, he lives in Berlin and is developing his feature debut. At the 2019 Berlinale, he was jury member for the Teddy Award.

2020 ShortFest Archive