A: Feel like going to a movie? The 9th “Taiwan International Queer Film Festival” (TIQFF) opens this Friday.
B: Great! According to news reports, at this year’s festival there will be both physical and online screenings of movies.
A: There will be screenings in Taipei this week, then the festival moves on to Taichung at the beginning of next month. The online festival starts next week.
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B: It’s been ages since I set foot inside a movie theater. Let’s see a physical screening.
（Translated by Edward Jones, Taipei Times／台北時報張聖恩）
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