Midnight Rising

For London’s Southeast Asian communities joy has always been political.

In London there’s a new generation of underground rhythmic resistance unfolding

In this short documentary portrait we reveal the unique underground London music scene created by East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) communities. Here rave culture, experimental fashion, sexuality, and hyper pop have combined to become an affirmation of love, freedom, and acceptance. However, beneath the joyful surface is an undercurrent of generational and political rebellion