KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2016

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Founded in 2010, and held every year for the past six years, KASHISH is the first Indian LGBT festival to be held with the approval of the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India. The festival attracts top-tier Bollywood celebrities, filmmakers, critics and academicians from India as well as many international guests from across the world. KASHISH believes […]

Festival Queer : 5ème édition


Après cinq années d’existence, Kashish Festival jouit d’une grande notoriété dans la communauté LGBT Indienne. Véritable rendez-vous annuel à Mumbai, l’événement est devenu le plus grand festival du film Queer en Asie du Sud. La diffusion de près de 150 films, de court-métrages, de récits biographiques, de documentaires, de films d’animation et de témoignages permet […]

Dare to dream


Since 2010, Alliance Française de Bombay supports the Kashish Festival. (Read in afmag about the 2012, 2013 editions) For the 2014 festival, let’s start with a conversation with Kashish’s Director Sridhar Rangayan, on the challenges of organizing a LGBT film festival – South Asia’s largest – in India and the half-a-decade journey of the festival. Article first published […]

KASHISH – Towards Change


 India’s biggest queer film festival is presenting its 4th edition through KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2013 to be held from 22nd to 26th May, 2013. During a short coffee conversation at Alliance Française de Bombay, Afmagazine interviewed the festival director Sridhar Rangayan. Interview. Would you tell us the reason behind choosing an oriental […]

KASHISH – A Queer Film Festival

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Kashish is a queer film festival prevalent in Mumbai since 2010. After the historic judgement given by Delhi High Court on legalisation of homosexuality in India, Kashish presented the queer world to Indians through the medium of movies. It is the first Indian queer film festival to be held in mainstream theaters and to have received the […]


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Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

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