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Films in Competition: Documentary Features

4 documentary feature films from USA, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Portugal compete for the KASHISH 2019 Unity In Diversity Best Documentary Feature Award with Rs.15,000 sponsored by K.F.Patil Charitable Trust



87 min / 2018 / Philippines, USA / Filipino, Tagalog, English
Dir: PJ Raval

When Jennifer Laude, a Filipina transwoman, is brutally murdered by a U.S. Marine, three women intimately invested in the case–an activist attorney, a transgender journalist and Jennifer’s mother –galvanize a political uprising, pursuing justice and taking on hardened histories of U.S. imperialism.
Sat June 15th 6.30pm | Metro INOX



72 min / 2018 / Papua New Guinea / English
Dir: Tim Wolff

A documentary profile of legendary South Pacific music icon and transgender activist, the late Moses Moshanty Tau and members of the transgender community of Papua New Guinea.
Fri June 14th 11.00am | Liberty Carnival Cinemas



87 min / 2018 / USA / English
Dirs: Matt Alber, Jon Garcia

Room to Grow chronicles the lives and stories of seven LGBTQ+ teens and families in cities across the country, offering an up-close and intimate glimpse into their daily lives as they endeavor to find an identity that fits and a place in their communities. The film highlights just how important it is for LGBTQ+ teenagers to receive the support they need at home, school and in the world to reach their full potential.
Fri June 14th 2.45pm | Liberty Carnival Cinemas


UNTIL PORN DO US PART… (Original Title: Até Que O Porno Nos Separe)

90 min / 2018 / Portugal / Documentary Feature
Dir: Jorge Pelicano

Eulália, a conservative 65-year-old mother, finds out that her son who emigrated to Germany became Fostter Riviera, the internationally awarded first Portuguese gay porn actor. From shock and disgust to desperately trying to understand him, Eulália embarks on an emotional journey that puts her values, expectations and perceptions to the test.
Thu June 13th 2.45pm | Liberty Carnival Cinemas

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