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Tuesday, 26 July 2011 13:39

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2011 was a brilliant success.


KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2011 was a brilliant success.

The festival screened 124 films from 23 countries over five days at two venues in 51 program slots. We had 67.5% turnout with about 6225 audience footfalls. There were 15 houseful shows.

7 films were awarded with the Kashish 2011 trophy. A new award for an emerging Indian filmmaker with best queer themed short-film was instituted in the memory of first Indian queer filmmaker - Riyad Wadia, which carries a cash award of Rs.10,000.

A bevy of Bollywood celebrities – Juhi Chawla, Rahul Bose, Pooja Bhatt, Sanjay Suri, Samir Soni, Neelam Soni, Aleque Padamsee, Suhasini Mulay, Dolly Thakore, Rajit Kapur, Mona Ambegaokar, Onir, Karan Mehra, Jitin Gulati; eminent jury members from India to Indonesia – Sai Paranjpye, Khalid Mohamed, Shernaz Patel, Samir Soni, John Badalu; visiting international filmmakers -  Rikki Beadle-Blair (UK) and Q. Allan Brocka (USA), host of young Indian filmmakers and a very supportive media upped the festival buzz to greater heights, making KASHISH India’s Biggest Queer Film Festival and a hot & happening cultural space.

KASHISH was organized by Solaris Pictures and Bombay Dost in association with The Humsafar Trust.

KASHISH wishes to thank all its partners and supporters: DKT India, UNDP, UNAIDS, Movies That Matter, Cinemax, Alliance Francaise de Bombay, Indieflix, British Council, Arts Network Asia, Time Out Mumbai, Nomura, Trikone Northwest, desiboys, The Film Collaborative, Wide Management, Wolfe Video, Rendezvous Pictures, Kalakranti 2011, Tasveer, Club One Seven, gaysi, Interpride, D’Kloset, Queer Ink, Azaad Bazaar, Salvation Star, Gossip, TQC, Actimedia, Wickiewoola, Neelu Bhuman, Paul Knox, Rajinder Khatik, Joe Zacharia and Yazad Khambatta...

… and all the filmmakers who participated with their wonderful film…

… and each and every one of you who came to watch the film and support KASHISH 2011.

 

We hope for your continued support and good wishes when we return in 2012.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 02 September 2011 17:16
 
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Sunday, 08 May 2011 05:02

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KASHISH 2011 - SCHEDULE PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 22 May 2011 19:02

KASHISH 2011 Schedule Out
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Volunteering with KASHISH 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 26 April 2011 07:59

KASHISH 2012 is looking for Volunteers. 

Sign up as a volunteer and get a bird's eye view of the action - meet and interact with filmmakers and audiences from across India and the world, help run the venues, act as interpreters, work on the festival newsletter and in your spare time watch path breaking queer films. 

To enlist as a Volunteer for KASHISH 2012 please fill out the online Volunteer Formhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Volunteer_Kashish2012  

If you have any queries, please write to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

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KASHISH 2011 - CALL FOR ENTRIES PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 19 November 2010 07:37
It is time once again to get ready for India’s largest mainstream queer film festival: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival.

The first edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2010 organized by Solaris Pictures and Bombay Dost in association with The Humsafar Trust was held from April 22-25, 2010 turned out to be a milestone event in LGBT movement in India.

It had many first - the first ever queer film festival in India to be held in a mainstream theatre: PVR Cinemas; the first queer film festival in India to apply for and obtain an exemption from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the first ever queer film festival in India to have competitive categories and cash awards.

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2011 to be held in April 2011 intends to be BIGGER, BOLDER & BETTER.

We call upon filmmakers, both in India and across the world, to submit shorts, features and documentaries that highlight / focus on gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender characters, communities and expressions.

 

Download CALL FOR ENTRIES & ENTRY FORM here   Doc   PDF

 

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