Focus on LGBT films from China

A Chinese rainbow will rise at KASHISH 2013! The country focus at KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival this year is China. A package of cutting edge and path breaking queer films from China – where homosexuality is still a taboo – will be screened at India’s and South Asia’s biggest lesbian,...

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Allied Events

Panel Discussion From Idea to Screen: Challenges of making a documentary film in India From propagandist films to films shaped by political ideologies to the more recent trend of exploring multifaceted identities and issues, the Indian documentary tradition has come a long way. Though it still exists...

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KASHISH 2013 returns to win hearts and march

  Aruna Raje, Simone Singh, Quasar ThakorePadamsee, Manavendra Singh Gohil, Roy Wadia, Sridhar Rangayan announce India’s biggest LGBT film fest Noted filmmaker Aruna Raje, Bollywood actor and model Simone Singh, theatre director Quasar Thakore Padamsee, Manavendra Singh Gohil, Prince of Rajpipla,...

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KASHISH 2013 CENTERPIECE FILMS

Every year KASHISH spotlights couple of films as Centerpiece films, acknowledging the special artistic merit the film has or the importance of the subject matter it deals with. The films range from being sensitive heartwarming dramas to daring and challenging real life stories; each of them pushing...

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Films in Competition for Best Narrative Feature

The highest award at KASHISH is given to the best narrative feature, which includes Indian and International films made in 2012/2013 and have their Indian Premiere at KASHISH. This year there are four films – Angels from Slovakia and three films from the USA: A Perfect Ending, Morgan and R/Evolve. A...

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Films in Competition for Best Documentary Short

The best documentary short award category includes Indian and International films made in 2012/2013 which are 40 minutes or less and having their Indian Premiere at KASHISH. The films in this category are Beyond Binary from India, London London – My Olympic Diary With Yogurinha Borova from Spain/UK,...

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Films in Competition for Best Documentary Short

The best documentary short award category includes Indian and International films made in 2012/2013 which are 40 minutes or less and having their Indian Premiere at KASHISH. The films in this category are Beyond Binary from India, London London – My Olympic Diary With Yogurinha Borova from Spain/UK, The...

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KASHISH 2013 AWARDS

An international jury panel chose the winners at the 4th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2013.  Best Narrative Feature – Morgan Director: Michael Akers 89 min / 2011 / Narrative Feature / USA A wipeout during a bike race broke Morgan Oliver”s back and paralyzed...

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12 must-watch narrative shorts at KASHISH 2013

  KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival has always showcased the best of queer short films from around the world. This year, India’s        biggest LGBT film festival brings together the finest short films –  some are quirky, funny and camp; some tell stories of coming out, some...

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10 Must Watch films at KASHISH 2013

It”s hard to choose from 132 films. Here are ten not to be missed films at India’s and South Asia’s biggest and only mainstream LGBT film festival. FACING MIRRORS(AynehayeRooberoo) Director: NegarAzarbayjani 102 min | 2011|Farsi with EST |Iran Narrative Feature     Rana is a conservative young...

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