Year: 2015

Submit your film for KASHISH 2016

NOTE: KASHISH 2016 Film Submissions are now closed.Thanks everyone who have sent their entries. Our programming team will contact you by end March with decisions. KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is now accepting film submissions for its 7th edition to be held from May 25 – 29,...

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KASHISH 2015 Awards

An eminent jury panel comprising filmmakers Anubhav Sinha and Chitra Palekar, National Award winning filmmaker Aamir Bashir, columnist Malavika Sangghvi and actor Meghna Malik chose the winners at the 6th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2015. Best Narrative Feature –...

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KASHISH Rainbow Warrior Award 2015 for Betu Singh

Betu Singh, LBT rights activist who set up Sangini – India’s first registered lesbian support group in 1997, was awarded the KASHISH Rainbow Warrior Award on Sunday May 31, 2015. Betu Singh who passed away at the age of 49, on October 3, 2014, is the first posthumous recipient of the award.  The award...

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Sai Paranjpye, Celina Jaitly flag off KASHISH 2015

The sixth edition of the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival opened on Wednesday May 27, 2015, evening with a dash of glitter, glamour and panache. National award winning filmmakers Sai Paranjpye and Arunaraje Patil, actor and United Nations Equality champion Celina Jaitly, actor Shernaz...

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The 377191 Wall: A New Window TO Understanding

In its 6th edition, KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is stepping beyond the medium of film to integrate new modes of expression into its festival agenda.The 377191 Wall – a group art show of 271 mixed media works by 238 artists was inaugurated on Saturday May 23, 2015 at Gallery Beyond....

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12 Must Watch Films at KASHISH

180 films from 44 countries will be screened at the 6th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival – South Asia’s biggest and India’s only mainstream LGBT film festival. The film festival will be held between May 27-31, 2015, at three venues in South Mumbai –...

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Book Reading – DON’T LET HIM KNOW!

Max Mueller Bhavan May 29 4.00 pm Sandip Roy‘s debut novel `Don’t Let Him Know’ has been described as “evocative”, “compelling” and managing to “capture the heart of modern India and the modern Indian family”. KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film festival will inaugurate its new venue at Max Mueller...

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Panel Discussions

Dare To Dream: From an unjust law to a path breaking judgment May 28, 2015; 4.00 – 5.00 pm It’s been a year since two Supreme Court judgments shook up the LGBT rights movement – one criminalized same sex relationships by bringing back section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, while the other...

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