Sunday, September 20, 2020

Entertainment

Life stories, movies, reports and articles on issues on LGBTQ+ or sexuality will be featured in this section

KASHISH 2020: Coffee Cafe by Arunkumar Senthil is a compelling tale based on true events, real characters

COFFEE CAFE : http://mumbaiqueerfest.com/coffee-cafe/ 127 min / 2019 / Narrative Feature / India Dir: Arunkumar Senthil KASHISH 2020 Virtual, the 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer FilmFestival, South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival will run from July 22nd - July 30th screening 157 films from 42 countries. You can register to attend the festival from anywhere in the world. Check out registration...

KASHISH 2020: Producer-Actor Palash Dutta of Silent Ties tells all

SILENT TIES http://mumbaiqueerfest.com/indian-masala-mix-part-i/ 10 min / 2019 / India / Hindi / Narrative Short Director: Sai Deodhar Producer/Actor: Palash Dutta KASHISH 2020 Virtual, the 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer FilmFestival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival will run from July 22nd – July 30th screening 157 films from 42 countries. You can register to attend the festival from anywhere in the world....

KASHISH 2020: Sunita Bhuyan and Lady Galore will perform at the virtual opening ceremony

A grand virtual opening ceremony on July 22nd to flag off 9 day LGBTQ film festival The 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, is all set to kick off on July 22nd evening 6.30pm at a virtual opening ceremony on the festival’s social media handles, with some amazing performances and will be hosted by RJ Rohini Ramnathan,...

KASHISH 2020: Taruna Khanagwal’s Un.Suitables is a must-watch for everyone

UN.SUITABLES http://mumbaiqueerfest.com/indian-masala-mix-ii/ 26 min / 2019 / Narrative Short / India Dir: Taruna Khanagwal Producer, Key cast: Akshay Saraswat KASHISH 2020 Virtual, the 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer FilmFestival, South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival will run from July 22nd - July 30th screening 157 films from 42 countries. You can register to attend the festival from anywhere in the world. Check...

KASHISH 2020: Ram Kamal Mukherjee’s Season Greetings pays homage to Rituparno, LGBTQ+ themes

For cinema connoisseurs and Rituparno fans, journalist-turned director Ram Kamal Mukherjee's Season's Greetings was a delightful 45-minutes tribute to the celebrated filmmaker with subtle references from Ghosh's films overlapping at various moments, making it an intense watch, for the first time, on Zee5, earlier this year. You can now catch the movie on 26th July 5pm Indian time as part...

The Piano

An eerie hum of silence roamed through the dark room. Dust floated around revealing itself when hit by the light coming through the small window at the end of the large, echoey room. The piano stool squeaked as the man adjusted himself. The man cleared his throat and touched the cold, ivory keys. Thousands of memories flooded back into...

Premz preaches community solidarity with new single ‘Mogul Mind’

Rapper Premz, known for Mixing Cultures through his love of music, released 'Mogul Mind',the first single of his second album, on Friday 26th June 2020 at 7pm.   'Mogul Mind', meaning powerful talks about Solidarity, Community, Power & Pride which shares a message to the South Asian community to come together and eliminate the segregation that has divided South Asians through culture, caste & religion...

Going virtual – London Indian Film Festival 2020

This year's London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) has taken the unprecedented step of going online, as well as planning some physical events for later in the year, hoping that conditions will improve. The festival will run 25 June – 5 July and will consist of selected feature films from the last ten years, the previous winners of the Satyajit Ray...

Flowers – an environmental poem

I haven’t been able to make much music recently. Processing the news around us has been far from easy. So here’s a different kind of offering, with words and paint, this one is called — Flowers. It rained last night, From a monsoon sky, Soaked my soil, Burrowed its way Deep into my heart, Until I was swollen... Dark earth, Bubbled bright, And it hurt To be brimming with...

I Can’t Breathe

At a time of global pandemic, it is telling to see the large gatherings of protestors across America. Personal safety has been thrown aside in a quest for justice. The deep upset and anger caused by the death of George Floyd has been felt far and wide, and it's certainly not just African Americans that can sympathise with the systemic...