KASHISH 2018 Films Line-Up (Country-wise)

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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

ARGENTINA

MATER Dir: Pablo D’Alo Abba / 80 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature

AUSTRALIA

MRS MCCUTCHEON Dir: John Sheedy / 17 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

AUSTRIA

MATHIAS Dir: Clara Stern / 30 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
TASTE OF LOVE Dir: Paul Scheufler / 5 min / 2017 / Experimental Short

AUSTRIA, GERMANY

KARATE Dir: Karl Neubart / 4 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

BELGIUM

TRISTAN Dirs: Sonam Larcin, Gaspard Granier / 11 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
SKAI BLUE Dir: Guido Verelst / 18 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

BRAZIL

BODY ELECTRIC Dir: Marcelo Caetano / 93 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature
MADÁ LUZ – COMING OUT OF THE DRESSING ROOM
(Original Title: Madá Luz – Saindo do Camarim)
Dir: Bruna Trigueiros Lins / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

CANADA

ABU Dir: Arshad Khan / 80 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature
IRIDESCENCE Dir: Maxime Beauchamp / 9 min / 2017 / Experimental Short
LIONS IN WAITING Dir: Jason Karman / 17 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
MARGUERITE Dir: Marianne Farley / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short / Canada (Québec)
OLDER THAN WHAT? Dir: Steen Starr / 13 min / 2017 / Documentary Short
PEARLS Dir: Shelley Thompson / 9 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
PRE-DRINK Dir: Marc-Antoine Lemire / 23 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
SHADOWLANDS Dir: Charlie David / 88 min / 2018 / Narrative Feature
SWEET AFFLICTION Dir: Jess Lee / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
THE THINGS YOU THINK I’M THINKING Dir: Sherren Lee / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

CHINA

BLOOMING NIGHT (Original Title: 海上良宵) Dir: Bell Zhong / 9 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

CHINA, SPAIN

SUNKEN PLUM (Original Title: Chen Li) Dir: Roberto F. Canuto, Xiaoxi Xu / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

CROATIA

AFTER PARTY Dir: Viktor Zahtila / 20 min / 2016 / Documentary Short

CUBA

DUO IMPACTO Dirs: Molly Harding, Miranda Everingham, Alexandra Nagy / 8min / 2017 / Documentary Short

CZECH REPUBLIC, INDIA

NAUGHTY AMELIA JANE Dir: Risheeta Agrawal / 12 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

DENMARK

ODD JOB MAN Dir: Marianne Blicher / 22 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
LIBERATION (Original Title: Bokser) Dir: Stefan Pellegrini / 24 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

FINLAND, SWEDEN, DENMARK, GERMANY, ICELAND, USA

TOM OF FINLAND Dir: Dome Karukoski / 105 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature

FRANCE

BEATS PER MINUTE (Original Title: 120 Battements Par Minute) Dir: Robin Campillo / 144 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature
AMA Dir: Emilie Almaida, Liang Huang & team / 4 min / 2015 / Animation Short
DYLAN DYLAN Dir: Sylvain Coisne / 17 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
MAKE A STAND (Original Title: Mehua) Dirs: Camille Aigloz, Simon Anding, Michiru Baudet & team / 5 min / 2017 / Animation Short
SHE Dir: Thibault Llonch / 3 min / 2015 / Animation Short
SHUDO Dirs: To-Anh Bach, Charles Badiller, Hugo Weiss / 2 min / 2015 / Animation Short

FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM

MINDFUCK Dir: Pierre Scot / 7 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

GERMANY

CELEBRATE EILEEN! (Original Title: Feiert Eileen!) Dir: Judith Westermann / 25 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
CHAMP Dir: Tomislav Vujcic / 30 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
DREAM BOAT Dir: Tristan Ferland Milewski / 92 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature
SAFT Dir: Daniel Sanchez Lopez / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
A STRANGER TO MYSELF (Original Title: Mir Selbst So Fremd) Dir: Jannik Gensler / 12 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
HARD WAY – THE ACTION MUSICAL Dir: Daniel Vogelmann / 33 min / 2017 / Musical Short

GERMANY, AUSTRIA

CENTER OF MY WORLD Dir: Jakob M. Erwa / 115 min / 2016 / Narrative Feature

GERMANY, FRANCE

AIR (Original Title: Luft) Dir: Anatol Schuster / 91 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature

GREECE

GOLDFISH Dir: Yorgos Angelopoulos / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
MUM, I’M BACK (Original Title: Μαμά, γύρισα) Dir: Dimitris Katsimiris / 5 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

HONG KONG

AFTER ERECTION Dir: Leung Man Kei Maggie / 20 min / Narrative Short

INDIA

AJAY Dir: Vikrant Dhote / 20 min / 2018 / Narrative Short
AMAR, PREM Dir: Mujeer Pasha / 13 min / 2018 / Narrative Short
ANKAHEE Dir: Sreejoni Nag / 6 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
ANOTHER DAY (Original Title: Rozana) Dir: Raj Rishi More / 10 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
BABY STEPS Dir: Joyeeta Chatterjee / 19 min/ 2017 / Narrative Short
BIRDS OF PARADISE Dir: Rahul M M / 10 min / 2018 / Narrative Short
BLEEDING HEARTS Dir: Harshit Pachauri / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
COVER STORY Dir: Suhail Abbasi / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
DUALITY (Original Title: Dvita) Dir: Vishal Vasant Ahire / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
END-BEGINNING (Original Title: Anthadhi) Dir: Earthling Koushalya / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
EVENING SHADOWS Dir: Sridhar Rangayan / 102 min / 2018 / Narrative Feature
GRAY Dir: Preet / 33 min / 2018 / Narrative Short
GREY Dir: Amritanshu / 22 min / 2017 / Documentary Short
GULABI! Dir: Hardik Sadhwani / 10 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
IDENTICAL DREAMS (Original Title: Humshakal Khwaab)  Dir: Cynthia Roli Gupta / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
IRATTAJEEVITHAM Dir: Suresh Narayanan / 103 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature
IS IT TOO MUCH TO ASK Dir: Leena Manimekalai / 30 min / 2016 / Documentary Short
IT’S OK PAMMI! Dir: Riya Kulkarni / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
KHEJDI Dir: Rohit Dwivedi / 92 min / 2018 / Narrative Feature
KHWAAISH Dir: Sumit Pawar / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
LANGUAGES Dir: Debadrita Bose / 27 min / 2018 / Narrative Short
LOVE. NO BOUNDARIES Dirs: Monisha Ajgaonkar, Archana Thapliyal / 2 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
MY SON IS GAY (Original Title: En Magan Magizhvan) Dir: Lokesh Kumar / 112 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature
NOBLEMEN Dir: Vandana Kataria / 111 min / 2018 / Narrative Feature
PASHI Dir: Siddharth Chauhan / 32 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
PEHCHAAN Dir: Chirag Khatri / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
THE RED DRESS (Original Title: Red Wali Dress) Dir: Manoj Mathew / 3 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
THE SEARCH (Original Title: Thedal) Dir: Monachan R / 19 min / 2017 / Documentary Short
SHAB Dir: Onir / 109 min / 2017 / Narrative Feature
TRITIYA Dir: Vishnu Prasad / 16 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
THE TWO COMPANIONS (Original Title: অন্তরালে অনন্যা)   Dir: Nilimesh Kar / 18min / 2017 / Narrative Short
ZARA NAZAR UTHA KE DEKHO Dir: Anindya Das / 17 min / 2018 / Documentary Short

INDIA, CANADA, USA

THE NOTION Dir: John Thimothy / 13 min / 2018 / Narrative Short

IRAN

COCOON Dir: Mohammad Eskandari / 11 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

IRELAND, ITALY, USA

THE RED TREE (Original Title: L’albero Rosso) Dir: Paul Rowley / 20 min / 2018 / Documentary Short

ISRAEL

FOR A CHANGE Dir: Keren Nir / 4 min / 2017 / Animation Short

ITALY

XAVIER Dir: Giovanni Coda / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

JAPAN

BOYS FOR SALE (Original Title: 売買ボーイズ) Dir: Itako / 76 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature
HIV ✖ LOVE? Dir: Katsuhide Yamago / 10 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

MEXICO

OASIS Dir: Alejandro Zuno / 16 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
SPRING (Original Title: Primavera) Dir: Rafael Ruiz Espejo / 12 min / 2018 / Narrative Short

NEPAL

I AM (Original Title: Ma) Dir: Gokul Kunwar / 8 min / 2017 / Experimental Short

PHILIPPINES

ASTRI AND TAMBULAH (Original Title: Si Astri Maka Si Tambulah) Dir: Xeph Suarez / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

PHILIPPINES, USA

IN THIS FAMILY Dir: Drama Del Rosario / 13 min / 2017 / Documentary Short

POLAND, UNITED KINGDOM

ARTICLE 18 (Original Title: Artykuł Osiemnasty) Dir: Bartosz Staszewski / 75 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature

REPUBLIC OF KOREA

I CAN’T Dir: Han Jay / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
UNINVITED (Original Title: 불청객) Dir: Seung Yeob Lee / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

MAYA (Original Title: Майя) Dir: Aleksei Ivanchenkov / 14 min / 2018 / Documentary Short

SLOVAKIA

IF ONLY YOU WERE MINE (Original Title: Keby si bol môj)  Dir: David Benedek / 23min / 2017 / Narrative Short

SPAIN

AN INSTANT (Original Title: UnInstante) Dir: Adrià Guxens / 20 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
ARIDAI Dir: Igor Luna / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
I’M ALEX (Original Title: Soy Álex) Dirs: Itzuri Sánchez, Joss Manz / 16 min / 2017 / Documentary Short
THE MARRIAGE (Original Title: El casamiento) Dirs: Víctor Quintero, Sergio Rey / 26 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
NEVER (Original Title: Mai) Dir: Marta González / 8 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
VERSATILE (Original Title: Versátil) Dir: Carlos Ocho / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

SRI LANKA

THE QUEEN Dir: Joel Jairus Ravindran / 4 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

SWEDEN

MOTHER KNOWS BEST (Original Title: Mamma Vet Bäst) Dir: Mikael Bundsen / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
NO MORE WE Dir: David Färdmar / 15 min / 2018 / Narrative Short
SLEEPOVER (Original Title: Sova Över) Dir: Jimi Vall Peterson / 9 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

SWITZERLAND

BEING OKEY – WHEN LOVE IS TREATED AS A CRIME Dirs: Nina Oppliger, Nadia Lanfranchi, Corinne Pfister / 34min / 2017 / Documentary Short

TAIWAN

MATE Dir: Liou Ai-chu / 4 min / 2016 / Animation Short
TIDAL Dir: Yenhsun Lee / 16 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

THAILAND

FATHERS Dir: Palatpol Mingpornpichit / 96 min / 2016 / Narrative Feature

TURKEY

THE VOID (Original Title: Hükmü Yok) Dir: Asya Leman / 13 min / 2017 / Documentary Short

UNITED KINGDOM

A FINAL TRUTH Dir: Samuel Gridley / 11 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
JOEY Dir: Helen Wright / 10 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
THE LADY THAT DANCES Dir: Joppe Rog / 5 min / 2018 / Experimental Short
LIVE Dir: Joan Montesinos / 9 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
ONE SUMMER (Original Title: Eté) Dir: Gregory Oke / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
WE LOVE MOSES Dir: Dionne Edwards / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

UNITED KINGDOM, ECUADOR

SUNUNÚ: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE
(Original Title: Sununú: La Revolucion Del Amor)
Dir: Olivia Crellin / 25 min / 2017 / Documentary Short

UNITED KINGDOM, KENYA

SIDNEY & FRIENDS Dir: Tristan Aitchison / 75 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature / UK, Kenya

UNITED STATES

ABLUTION Dir: Omar Al Dakheel / 15 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
AMIGAS WITH BENEFITS Dir: Adelina Anthony / 11 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
BAYARD & ME Dir: Matt Wolf / 16 min / 2017 / Documentary Short
EXPIRATION DATE Dir: Shwenn Shunya Chang / 5 min / 2017 / Animation Short
FISH TANK Dir: Neal Mulani / 6 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
FOREIGN LOVERS Dir: Timothy Ryan Hickernell / 19 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
FOXY TROT Dir: Lisa Donato / 15 min / 2018 / Narrative Short
THE JEALOUS SEA Dir: Reid Waterer / 13 min / 2018 / Narrative Short
LITTLE POTATO Dirs: Wes Hurley, Nathan M Miller / 14 min / 2017 / Documentary Short
MAGIC’ 85 Dir: Annika Kurnick / 25 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
MEN DON’T WHISPER Dir: Jordan Firstman / 22 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
THE MESS HE MADE Dir: Matthew Puccini / 10 min / 2016 / Narrative Short
MONOGAMISH Dir: Nardeep Khurmi / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
OPEN (Original Title: Khol) Dir: Faroukh Virani / 12 min / 2017 / Narrative Short
OUT AGAIN Dir: Robin Cloud / 11 min / 2016 / Narrative Short
PRUDENCE Dir: Angela Jude / 9 min / 2015 / Narrative Short
THE PICK UP Dir: Giovanna Chesler / 10 min / 2018 / Narrative Short / USA
SPARK Dir: Aharonit Elior / 6 min / 2017 / Animation Short
WAFFLES Dir: Foster Wilson / 5 min / 2016 / Narrative Short
A YEAR IN TRANSITION Dir: Lorne Clarkson / 70 min / 2017 / Documentary Feature

USA, EGYPT

HALF A LIFE Dir: Tamara Shogaolu / 12 min / 2017 / Documentary Short

USA, SINGAPORE

THE CYCLE Dirs: Benjamin Zhang, Dewi Tan / 13 min / 2017 / Narrative Short

USA, TONGA ISLANDS

LADY EVA Dirs: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu / 11 min / 2016 / Documentary Short
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