The Wedding Banquet

Gay Essential Films To Watch, The Wedding Banquet (喜宴)

Released in 1993 and directed by Ang Lee, The Wedding Banquet is the tale of a gay Taiwanese man in America who must marry a woman for his family. The film won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film (Independent). Shot in New York City, the film features actors Winston Chao, Sihung Lung, and Ya-lei Kuei.