Too Desi Too Queer
An evening of dynamic LGBTQ+ shorts from South Asia and the UK, followed by a panel debate exploring community empowerment and looking after individual wellbeing, with high profile speakers and networking social.
All are welcome but please be respectful that this is an LGBTQ+ space.
COVER STORY | Suhail Abbasi | 12mins | Hindi
A successful advertising executive is in turmoil as his boss negates same-sex ad film idea sending him on a path of deep introspection
ANY OTHER DAY | Vikrant Dhote & Srikant A. | 12mins | Hindi, Marathi, English
A Young man’s evening takes a drastic turn after being pulled over the police
TELL ME A STORY | Avani Batra | 23 mins | Hindi, English
Four storytellers takes us on a journey providing a glimpse into their lives in Mumbai
U USHACHA | Rohan Kanwade |21 mins | Marathi
A young farm labourer finds herself drawn to a local primary school teacher in ways she never thought possible
KHWAAISH | Sumit Pawar | 8 mins | Hindi
A dreamy love story set in the bustling city of Mumbai during the monsoons.
‘Film courtesy of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival’
PINKY GURUNG | Gopal Shivakoti | 13 mins | Nepali
An inspiring documentary following a transgender politician on her door-to-door campaign trail.
THE LAST LETTER | Vishal Jejurkar | 15 mins | Hindi
A closeted gay man finds an escape from his mundane life listening to old records on his gramophone and writing anonymous letters expressing his inner feelings.
AND THEN SHE KISSED ME | Alexia Khodanian | 3 mins | English
A charming coming-of-age love story who met during high school, and have spent everyday together ever since.
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