Thursday, October 1, 2020

Imaginative animation sensitively shares LGBTQ issues in KASHISH 2020’s QToons programme

Cartoons have had a long history, predating cinematography. Little flip books were around before the movies arrived. There have been the powerhouses of Disney and Warner Brothers who brought us Mickey Mouse and Bugs Bunny, right through to the modern computer generated animations of Pixar and others. Magical The magic, and core power, of animation is that it allows the director...

KASHISH 2020: Aarti Neharsh’s debut film ‘The Song We Sang’ receives double nomination including Riyad Wadia Best Emerging Indian Filmmaker Award

THE SONG WE SANG  20 min / 2020 / Narrative Short / India Dir: Aarti Neharsh 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 to screen India’s first gay film ‘Badnam Basti’, lost and found after 49 years

Register for KASHISH 2020 at http://mumbaiqueerfest.com/attend/ Director Prem Kapoor's 'Badnam Basti', India's first gay film released in 1971, only to be lost to obscurity for around five decades, and found in a Berlin archive, will be screened at KASHISH 2020. Considered as one of first Indian films to explore same-sex relationship, Badnam Basti was made in 1971 and features a...

KASHISH 2020: Atanu Mukherjee’s short ‘Wig’ compels us to think about existence, struggle, individuality, gender

WIG http://mumbaiqueerfest.com/indian-masala-mix-ii/  26 min / 2019 / Narrative Short / India Dir: Atanu Mukherjee Producer: Pooja Gupte (Humaramovie and Easel) 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: Aditya Dhaval Parekh’s Visitor’s Login made keeping KASHISH 2020 in mind

VISITOR'S LOGIN : http://mumbaiqueerfest.com/visitors-login/ 15 min / 2019 / Narrative Short / India Dir, Writer, Producer: Aditya (Dhaval) Parekh 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: 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...