Dear Straight People,
‘Regardless of Sexuality‘, the first LGBT documentary to grace Singapore’s TV screens in nearly two decades, has won the national award for ‘Best Documentary Programme (one-off)’ at the prestigious Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA) 2023.
This remarkable achievement was announced during a virtual event on Thursday, September 28.
About Regardless Of Sexuality
Hosted by Senior Minister Of State Dr Janil Puthucheary, the documentary is part of an integral part of Channel News Asia’s ‘Regardless Of’ series, renowned for addressing challenging societal issues.
For the very first time on national TV, this documentary brought together members of the LGBT community, their parents, and religious leaders for an unfiltered discussion about the divisions that exist among them. By encouraging them to share their personal experiences, the documentary aimed to explore the question: What does it take for LGBT individuals to reconcile their sexuality with the bonds of family, faith, and community?
About The Asian Academy Creative Awards
The Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA) is an annual competition that celebrates creative excellence in the Asia Pacific region.
Submissions to the awards undergo initial evaluations in 17 countries across Asia, with only one entry in each category chosen to represent its country in the Grand Awards and Gala Final.
Here is the complete list of national winners in the ‘Best Documentary Programme (one-off)’ category at the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA) 2023:
‘Regardless Of Sexuality’ will compete against the other national winners at the Grand Awards, scheduled to take place at CHIJMES Hall on December 7, coinciding with the Asia TV Forum & Market from December 6 to 8.
‘Regardless Of Sexuality’ is available to watch for free on YouTube.
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