Too Desi Too Queer

The legendary LGBTQIA+ showcase is back with a fresh crop of inspiring, thought- provoking and empowering Too Desi Too Queer short films. This year, these UK premieres have been programmed in association with Rainbow Noir, Manchester, with a bit of Northern spice. We have films for all the community, and you’ll have your chance to share your thoughts on these films with engaging discussions afterwards in each city exploring themes of joy, empowerment, connection and wellbeing.

Thanks to GIN, GIN Birmingham, Club Kali, Rainbow Noir, Bradford Queer Film Festival, and Leeds Queer Film Festival


Too desi Too Queer Short Film Programme:

There are Things to Do
Dir: Mike Syers | 18 mins | English with English subtitles
A stirring documentary exploring the life and work of LGBTQIA+ icon, Urvashi Waid, a lesbian woman of colour who helped shape the modern gay rights movement

Night Queen
Dir: Naireeta Dasgupta | 30 mins | Hindi with English subtitles
Caught between societal norms and an identity crisis, Lakshmikant’s life takes an unexpected turn as he confronts his family about his true desires

Dir: Arvind Caulagi | 16 mins | Hindi, English with English subtitles
A simple misunderstanding puts Akshay and Rohan’s domestic bliss on to a rocky path. Set over the course of an evening , the couple tries to find a way to reconnect

Dir: Tushar Tyagi | 18 mins | Hindi, English with English subtitles
A charming and sweet love story about a couple trying to come to terms with a changing dynamic in their relationship

Malwa Khusha
Dir: Preeti Kanungo & Sourav Yadav | 20 mins | Hindi with English subtitles
Coming of age story of two sisters Malwa and Khushan exploring and experiencing sexuality and attraction in their adolescent years

BSL-interpreted Q&A

This screening will have a BSL-interpreted Q&A

Event Details

Birmingham | MAC CINEMA
June 28, 2024 7:30 pm

Director Q&A

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