KASHISH 2018 Films Line-Up (Alphabetical)

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South Asia’s and India’s biggest LGBTQ film festival, and one of Mumbai’s important cultural events – KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is back for its 9th edition from May 23-27, 2018 at two venues – Liberty Carnival Cinemas (May 23-27) and Metro INOX (May 25, 26). The theme for KASHISH 2018 is Together With Pride, calling all of us to celebrate the pride of being ourselves – the pride of our sex, gender, color, ethnicity and body type. The festival will screen 140 films from 45 countries, including 33 LGBTQ films from India.

Total number of Participating Countries: 45 Countries
Total number of Programmed Films: 140 Films

ABLUTION Dir: Omar Al Dakheel / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short /USA
ABU Dir: Arshad Khan / 80 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature / Canada, India, Israel, Pakistan, Palestine, State of Saudi Arabia, United States, China
AFTER ERECTION Dir: Leung Man Kei Maggie / 20 min / Narrative Short / HongKong
AFTER PARTY Dir: Viktor Zahtila / 20 min / 2016 / Documentary Short / Croatia
AIR (Original Title: Luft) Dir: Anatol Schuster / 91 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature / Germany, France
AJAY Dir: Vikrant Dhote / 20 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / India
AMA Dir: Emilie Almaida, Liang Huang & team / 4 min / 2015 / Animation Short / France
AMAR, PREM Dir: Mujeer Pasha / 13 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / India
AMIGAS WITH BENEFITS Dir: Adelina Anthony / 11 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / USA
ANKAHEE Dir: Sreejoni Nag / 6 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
ANOTHER DAY (Original Title: Rozana) Dir: Raj Rishi More / 10 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
ARIDAI Dir: Igor Luna / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Spain
ARTICLE 18 (Original Title: Artykuł Osiemnasty) Dir: Bartosz Staszewski / 75 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature/ Poland, UK
ASTRI AND TAMBULAH (Original Title: Si Astri Maka Si Tambulah) Dir: Xeph Suarez / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Philippines
BABY STEPS Dir: Joyeeta Chatterjee / 19 min/ 2017 / Narrative Short / India
BAYARD & ME Dir: Matt Wolf / 16 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / USA
BEATS PER MINUTE (Original Title: 120 Battements Par Minute) Dir: Robin Campillo / 144 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature / France
BEING OKEY – WHEN LOVE IS TREATED AS A CRIME Dirs: Nina Oppliger, Nadia Lanfranchi, Corinne Pfister / 34min / 2017 / Documentary Short / Switzerland
BIRDS OF PARADISE Dir: Rahul M M / 10 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / India
BLEEDING HEARTS Dir: Harshit Pachauri / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
BLOOMING NIGHT (Original Title: 海上良宵) Dir: Bell Zhong / 9 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / China
BODY ELECTRIC Dir: Marcelo Caetano / 93 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature / Brazil
BOYS FOR SALE (Original Title: 売買ボーイズ) Dir: Itako / 76 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature / Japan
CELEBRATE EILEEN! (OriginalTitle: Feiert Eileen!) Dir: Judith Westermann / 25 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Germany
CENTER OF MY WORLD Dir: Jakob M. Erwa / 115 min / 2016 / Narrative Feature / Germany, Austria
CHAMP Dir: Tomislav Vujcic / 30 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Germany
COCOON Dir: Mohammad Eskandari / 11 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Iran
COVER STORY Dir: Suhail Abbasi / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
THE CYCLE Dirs: Benjamin Zhang, Dewi Tan / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / USA, Singapore
DREAM BOAT Dir: Tristan Ferland Milewski / 92 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature / Germany
DUALITY (Original Title: Dvita) Dir: Vishal Vasant Ahire / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short /India
DUO IMPACTO Dirs: Molly Harding, Miranda Everingham, Alexandra Nagy / 8min / 2017 / Documentary Short / Cuba
DYLAN DYLAN Dir: Sylvain Coisne / 17 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / France
END-BEGINNING (Original Title: Anthadhi) Dir: Earthling Koushalya / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
EVENING SHADOWS Dir: Sridhar Rangayan / 102 min / 2018 / Narrative Feature /India
EXPIRATION DATE Dir: Shwenn Shunya Chang / 5 min / 2017 / Animation Short / USA
FATHERS Dir: Palatpol Mingpornpichit / 96 min / 2016 / Narrative Feature / Thailand
A FINAL TRUTH Dir: Samuel Gridley / 11 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / UK
FISH TANK Dir: Neal Mulani / 6 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / USA
FOR A CHANGE Dir: Keren Nir / 4 min / 2017 / Animation Short / Israel
FOREIGN LOVERS Dir: Timothy Ryan Hickernell / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short/ USA
FOXY TROT Dir: Lisa Donato / 15 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / USA
GOLDFISH Dir: Yorgos Angelopoulos / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Greece
GRAY Dir: Preet / 33 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / India
GREY Dir: Amritanshu / 22 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / India
GULABI! Dir: Hardik Sadhwani / 10 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
HALF A LIFE Dir: Tamara Shogaolu / 12 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / USA, Egypt
HARD WAY – THE ACTION MUSICAL Dir: Daniel Vogelmann / 33 min / 2017 / Musical Short / Germany
HIV ✖ LOVE? Dir: Katsuhide Yamago / 10 min / 2017 / Narrative Short/ Japan
I AM (Original Title: Ma) Dir: Gokul Kunwar / 8 min / 2017 / Experimental Short / Nepal
I CAN’T Dir: Han Jay / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / South Korea
IDENTICAL DREAMS (Original Title: Humshakal Khwaab) Dir: Cynthia Roli Gupta / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
IF ONLY YOU WERE MINE (Original Title: Keby si bol môj) Dir: David Benedek / 23min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Slovakia
I’M ALEX (Original Title: Soy Álex) Dirs: Itzuri Sánchez, Joss Manz / 16 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / Spain
IN THIS FAMILY Dir: Drama Del Rosario / 13 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / Philippines, USA
AN INSTANT (Original Title: UnInstante) Dir: Adrià Guxens / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Spain
IRATTAJEEVITHAM Dir: Suresh Narayanan / 103 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature / India
IRIDESCENCE Dir: Maxime Beauchamp / 9 min / 2017 / Experimental Short / Canada
IS IT TOO MUCH TO ASK Dir: Leena Manimekalai / 30 min / 2016 / Documentary Short / India
IT’S OK PAMMI! Dir: Riya Kulkarni / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
THE JEALOUS SEA Dir: Reid Waterer / 13 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / USA
JOEY Dir: Helen Wright / 10 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / UK
KARATE Dir: Karl Neubart / 4 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Austria, Germany
KHEJDI Dir: Rohit Dwivedi / 92 min / 2018 / Narrative Feature / India
KHWAAISH Dir: Sumit Pawar / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
LADY EVA Dirs: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu / 11 min / 2016 / Documentary Short / USA, Tonga Islands
THE LADY THAT DANCES Dir: Joppe Rog / 5 min / 2018 / Experimental Short / UK
LANGUAGES Dir: Debadrita Bose / 27 min / 2018 / Narrative Short /India
LIBERATION (Original Title: Bokser) Dir: Stefan Pellegrini / 24 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Denmark
LIONS IN WAITING Dir: Jason Karman / 17 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Canada
LITTLE POTATO Dirs: Wes Hurley, Nathan M Miller / 14 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / USA
LIVE Dir: Joan Montesinos / 9 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / UK
LOVE. NO BOUNDARIES Dirs: Monisha Ajgaonkar, Archana Thapliyal / 2 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
MADÁ LUZ – COMING OUT OF THE DRESSING ROOM
(Original Title: Madá Luz – Saindo do Camarim)
Dir: Bruna Trigueiros Lins / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Brazil
MAGIC’ 85 Dir: Annika Kurnick / 25 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / USA
MAKE A STAND (Original Title: Mehua) Dirs: Camille Aigloz, Simon Anding, Michiru Baudet & team / 5 min / 2017 / Animation Short / France
MARGUERITE Dir: Marianne Farley / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Canada (Québec)
THE MARRIAGE (Original Title: El casamiento) Dirs: Víctor Quintero, Sergio Rey / 26 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Spain
MATE Dir: Liou Ai-chu / 4 min / 2016 / Animation Short / Taiwan
MATER Dir: Pablo D’Alo Abba / 80 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature / Argentina
MATHIAS Dir: Clara Stern / 30 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Austria
MAYA (Original Title: Майя) Dir: Aleksei Ivanchenkov / 14 min / 2018 / Documentary Short / The Russian Fedration
MEN DON’T WHISPER Dir: Jordan Firstman / 22 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / USA
THE MESS HE MADE Dir: Matthew Puccini / 10 min / 2016 / Narrative Short / USA
MINDFUCK Dir: Pierre Scot / 7 min / 2017 / Narrative Short /France, United Kingdom
MONOGAMISH Dir: Nardeep Khurmi / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / USA
MOTHER KNOWS BEST (Original Title: Mamma Vet Bäst) Dir: Mikael Bundsen / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Sweden
MRS MCCUTCHEON Dir: John Sheedy / 17 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Australia
MUM, I’M BACK (Original Title: Μαμά, γύρισα) Dir: Dimitris Katsimiris / 5 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Greece
MY SON IS GAY (Original Title: En Magan Magizhvan) Dir: Lokesh Kumar / 112 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature / India
NAUGHTY AMELIA JANE Dir: Risheeta Agrawal / 12 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Czech Republic, India
NEVER (Original Title: Mai) Dir: Marta González / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Spain
NO MORE WE Dir: David Färdmar / 15 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / Sweden
NOBLEMEN Dir: Vandana Kataria / 111 min / 2018 / Narrative Feature / India
THE NOTION Dir: John Thimothy / 13 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / India, Canada, USA
OASIS Dir: Alejandro Zuno / 16 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Mexico
ODD JOB MAN Dir: Marianne Blicher / 22 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Denmark
OLDER THAN WHAT? Dir: Steen Starr / 13 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / Canada
ONE SUMMER (Original Title: Eté) Dir: Gregory Oke / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / UK
OPEN (Original Title: Khol) Dir: Faroukh Virani / 12 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / USA
OUT AGAIN Dir: Robin Cloud / 11 min / 2016 / Narrative Short / USA
PASHI Dir: Siddharth Chauhan / 32 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
PEARLS Dir: Shelley Thompson / 9 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Canada
PEHCHAAN Dir: Chirag Khatri / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
THE PICK UP Dir: Giovanna Chesler / 10 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / USA
PRE-DRINK Dir: Marc-Antoine Lemire / 23 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Canada
PRUDENCE Dir: Angela Jude / 9 min / 2015 / Narrative Short / USA
THE QUEEN Dir: Joel Jairus Ravindran / 4 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Sri Lanka
THE RED DRESS (Original Title: Red Wali Dress) Dir: Manoj Mathew / 3 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
THE RED TREE (Original Title: L’albero Rosso) Dir: Paul Rowley / 20 min / 2018 / Documentary Short / Ireland, Italy, USA
SAFT Dir: Daniel Sanchez Lopez / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Germany
THE SEARCH (Original Title: Thedal) Dir: Monachan R / 19 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / India
SHAB Dir: Onir / 109 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature / India
SHADOWLANDS Dir: Charlie David / 88 min / 2018 / Narrative Feature / Canada
SHE Dir: Thibault Llonch / 3 min / 2015 / Animation Short / France
SHUDO Dirs: To-Anh Bach, Charles Badiller, Hugo Weiss / 2 min / 2015 / Animation Short / France
SIDNEY & FRIENDS Dir: Tristan Aitchison / 75 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature / UK, Kenya
SKAI BLUE Dir: Guido Verelst / 18 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Belgium
SLEEPOVER (Original Title: Sova Över) Dir: Jimi Vall Peterson / 9 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Sweden
SPARK Dir: Aharonit Elior / 6 min / 2017 / Animation Short / USA
SPRING (Original Title: Primavera) Dir: Rafael Ruiz Espejo / 12 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / Mexico
A STRANGER TO MYSELF (Original Title: Mir Selbst So Fremd) Dir: Jannik Gensler / 12 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Germany
SUNKEN PLUM (Original Title: Chen Li) Dir: Roberto F. Canuto, Xiaoxi Xu / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / China, Spain
SUNUNÚ: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE (Original Title: Sununú: La Revolucion Del Amor) Dir: Olivia Crellin / 25 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / UK, Ecuador
SWEET AFFLICTION Dir: Jess Lee / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Canada
TASTE OF LOVE Dir: Paul Scheufler / 5 min / 2017 / Experimental Short / Austria
THE THINGS YOU THINK I’M THINKING Dir: Sherren Lee / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Canada
TIDAL Dir: Yenhsun Lee / 16 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Taiwan
TOM OF FINLAND Dir: Dome Karukoski / 105 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature / Finland, Sweden, Denmark Germany, Iceland, USA
TRISTAN Dirs: Sonam Larcin, Gaspard Granier / 11 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Belgium
TRITIYA Dir: Vishnu Prasad / 16 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
THE TWO COMPANIONS (Original Title: অন্তরালে অনন্যা) Dir: Nilimesh Kar / 18min / 2017 / Narrative Short / India
UNINVITED (Original Title: 불청객) Dir: Seung Yeob Lee / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / South Korea
VERSATILE (Original Title: Versátil) Dir: Carlos Ocho / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Spain
THE VOID (Original Title: Hükmü Yok) Dir: Asya Leman / 13 min / 2017 / Documentary Short / Turkey
WAFFLES Dir: Foster Wilson / 5 min / 2016 / Narrative Short / USA
WE LOVE MOSES Dir: Dionne Edwards / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / UK
XAVIER Dir: Giovanni Coda / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Italy
A YEAR IN TRANSITION Dir: Lorne Clarkson / 70 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature / USA
ZARA NAZAR UTHA KE DEKHO Dir: Anindya Das / 17 min / 2018 / Documentary Short / India
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