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Kashish Advisory Board Members

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KASHISH ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is happy to announce the new KASHISH Advisory Board. We look forward to their guidance and support for the next three ...
KASHISH 2020 WILL GO VIRTUAL

KASHISH 2020 WILL GO VIRTUAL

First major film festival in India to go online completely with a full-festival lineup of new LGBTQIA+ films from across the world Considering that the city, the nation and most of the world is ...
WENDELL RODRICKS PICKS KASHISH 2020

WENDELL RODRICKS PICKS KASHISH 2020

Wendell Rodricks picks KASHISH 2020 Poster Contest Winner Desi designer in UK Joyston Moreira wins the Rs.25,000 contest The much awaited results of the KASHISH 2020 International Poster design ...
BEST OF KASHISH AT KALA GHODA ARTS

BEST OF KASHISH AT KALA GHODA ARTS

Best of KASHISH at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival February 4th | 12.30 -5.00 pm | Visitors Center, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Sangrahalay​ Organized by KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival ...
KASHISH 2020 : CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

KASHISH 2020 : CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival invites you to submit your LGBTQIA+ themed films to the 11th Anniversary edition of the festival which will be held from May 20-24, 2020 in ...
‘BEST Of KASHISH’ THEATRICAL

‘BEST Of KASHISH’ THEATRICAL

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN INDIA – WATCH LGBTQ SHORTS FILMS IN THEATERS KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is super proud to invite you to watch 4 award winning LGBTQ films on the ...
KASHISH CHALCHITRA UTSAV 2020

KASHISH CHALCHITRA UTSAV 2020

3rd edition of KASHISH Chalchitra Utsav – the day-long Regional Language LGBTQ Film Festival is being organized by KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival on Jan 19th 11am to 8pm ...

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ASHISH 2017 – SPEECH – RITESH RAJANI, IBM

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In case you missed the TEDDY panel on queer film festivals after moving online on Tuesday at @efm_berlinale, check out what the brilliant colleagues from @NewFestNYC @sridharrangayan @KashishMIQFF @fringefilmfest #gagaoolala @XposedFilmFest and yours truly had to say @Filmuni https://twitter.com/TeddyAward/status/1367157155401519108

The QKnit team had an amazing time at the Saturday Movie Night organised in collaboration with @KashishMIQFF & @LotusVisualPro. This time we hosted a screening of #CatchTheLight, a wonderful film by Siddharth Chauhan. #Films #MovieNight #Discussion #filmmakers #SaturdayMovieNight

KASHISH2021 Poster Design Contest received submissions... 𝑭𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝒂 16 𝒚𝒓 𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒅𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒊𝒏 𝑩𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒂𝒍𝒐𝒓𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒂 45 𝒚r 𝒉𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒎𝒂𝒌𝒆𝒓 𝒊𝒏 𝑪𝒐𝒊𝒎𝒃𝒂𝒕𝒐𝒓𝒆; 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝑮𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒄𝒆, 𝑭𝒓𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆, 𝑴𝒂𝒍𝒂𝒚𝒔𝒊𝒂 𝒕𝒐 𝑰𝒏𝒅𝒊𝒂!

Thanks to each one of you!!

Honoured to be included in this brilliant line-up for TOMORROW's queer and virtual TEDDY Talks at @berlinale
From Live to Dial Up Content: Queer Films Festival Trajectories After Moving Online
Tuesday 2 March 16.00 CET (free to view via livestream)
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I just submitted "Pride & Protest" to @KashishMIQFF via http://FilmFreeway.com! -

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Saturday Movie Night by The Quint in collaboration with @KashishMIQFF and @LotusVisualPro of #SiddharthChauhan 's brilliant film 'Catch The Light', was an enjoyable experience, with the Q&A covering various topics.

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  • To watch my movies with an audience in Mumbai was a very emotional experience and more overwhelming than I had expected. I have been to a lot of queer film festivals around the world and they can learn something from the way KASHISH is organized. It is wonderful.

    ROB WILLIAMS (USA)
    Filmmaker & KASHISH 2012 Filmmaker in Focus

  • KASHISH is the only mainstream queer film festival in India. By mainstream I mean where the films are screened at multiplexes and not in some institution or club. This is very significant as it brings lgbt films across the world to the community and audience in general so that there is not only more exposure to queer stories but it also in the longer run spreads awareness and acceptance.

    ONIR
    Filmmaker & Guest of Honour at KASHISH 2012

  • It was a great time meeting local filmmakers, tasting some authentic food and generally understanding more about being LGBT in India. I’ve always believed that we live in a global village where most experiences are shared – but I also like diversity, that’s what I enjoyed during my time at KASHISH.

    BERWYN ROWLANDS (UK)
    Producer, Festival Director – Iris Prize & KASHISH 2013 Jury member

  • KASHISH is at the forefront of that change and is doing so much to change minds and hearts among the wider public, and to strengthen and nurture the LGBT community’s own perceptions of itself in terms of dignity and humanity.

    ROY WADIA
    Communication Strategist, KASHISH Advisory Board member & Jury

  • KASHISH is the need of our times when a community gets represented through performing arts. Gay rights cannot only be won in the courtroom but it has to win hearts and minds of the people. Cinema is a powerful medium to achieve that and KASHISH has been doing that since 2010.

    PRINCE MANVENDRA SINGH GOHIL
    Activist & guest at KASHISH 2013 Opening Night

  • Film Festivals such as KASHISH must be protected and nurtured. Because it is a niche within the niche of film festivals. I am happy to be part of the jury of a festival of cinema that celebrates diversity and makes spaces for difference.

    JERRY PINTO
    Author, Critic & KASHISH 2013 Jury member

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