Queer Films from India


One of the missions of the festival is to discover independent films, short films, documentaries and student films from India with a queer focus and provide them a global platform by collaborating with other international film festivals. KASHISH SHORTS is a specially curated package of 8 Indian queer short films that explore the diverse realities, deep complexities, joys and sorrows of the Indian queer experience.

Last year, 8 films from KASHISH 2010 was offered to film festivals from around the world. They were selected to program at 12 festivals – Iris Prize (UK), Q Film Festival (Indonesia), Hong Kong LGFF (Hong Kong), Reel Out (Canada), Translations (Seattle, USA), Transcreen (Amsterdam), Kalakranti (Chicago, USA), Anarchopride (Sweden), Entzaubert DIY festival (Germany), Beijing Queer Film Festival (China), Chicago South Asian Film Festival (USA) and Qfest (Pune, India).

KASHISH SHORTS 2011 package consists of five fiction shorts (Amen, Flowerbud, I Am A Woman Too, In The Closet, Let There Be Light) and three docu shorts (Creatures?, Diaries Of Transformation, More Than A Friend).

Check out the KASHISH SHORTS 2011 Catalog at