KASHISH 2019 Call for Film Submissions OPEN


#KASHISH2019 Call for Film Submissions

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival invites you to submit your LGBTQ themed films to the 10th Anniversary of the festival which will be held from June 12 - 16, 2019 in Mumbai. The festival is organized by KASHISH Arts Foundation, a not-for-profit trust working towards mainstreaming queer issues through cinema and arts.

The festival accepts submissions of Features, Documentaries, Short films, Experimental films and music videos - all should be related to LGBTQ lives and stories.

The theme for KASHISH 2019 is OVER THE RAINBOW

Submissions are now open on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 submission platform. Earlybird discount of 20% available till November 30th.

Final deadline for submissions is January 31, 2019.

KASHISH 2019 Festival Theme: 'OVER THE RAINBOW'

KASHISH 2019 festival theme ‘Over The Rainbow’ not only commemorates the reading down of Sec 377 and decriminalization of same-sex relationships in India, but will also define the challenges in store for the LGBTQ community’s journey towards empowerment and social acceptance. Bringing together films from all over the world as well as panel discussions and performances, the festival will showcase the shared struggles and rejoicements, and offer a window to existing and future possibilities. Lets journey over the rainbow to discover the land of equality & dignity.


KASHISH 2018 - Crowdfunding Campaign FAQs


To contribute to ‘KASHISH 2018 – Together With Pride’ Crowdfunding Campaign, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/K18Contribute

Please find below FAQs for contributing on our KASHISH 2018 Crowdfunding Campaign 

 KASHISH 2018  - Together With Pride



REWARDS FAQs
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Red Star
Rs.500 (US $8)

Rewards:
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout. (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
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Orange Star
Rs.1000 (US $16)

Rewards:
  • One free Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Delivery:
  1. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018
  2. You will receive an email with discount code for one FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  3. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
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Yellow Star
Rs.2000 (US $32 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Delivery:
  1. Your T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  2. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  3. You will receive an email with discount code for one FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  4. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
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Green Star
Rs.3500 (US $56 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Priority Badge for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog on  website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Delivery:
  1. KASHISH 2018 T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  2. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  3. You will receive an email with discount code for one FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  4. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
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Blue Star
Rs.5000 (US $80 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Exclusive Invite for ONE to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together
  • Priority Badge for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Half-Page Black / White Advertisement in the KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog for your organization / business / services
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email inviting you to the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Badge will have a Lanyard allowing you access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your KASHISH 2018 T-shirt can be collected between May 25th – 28th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with discount code for one FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Advertisement in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog, you can avail of Half-Page Ad size: 6" width x 4 1/4" height (160x110mm), Format: 300 dpi Jpeg or Pdf. Deadline for Ad to reach us: April 30, 2018. But rush early to book a good spot in the catalog.
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Indigo Star
Rs.7500 (US $116 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • Exclusive Invite for ONE to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • TWO Delegate Registrations for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog on  website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Full-Page B/W Advertisement in the KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog for your organization / business / services
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email inviting you to the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your KASHISH 2018 T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with 2 discount codes for two FREE registrations to attend KASHISH 2018.
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Ad in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog, you can avail of a Full-Page Black & White Ad size: 6 " width x 8 1/2" height (160mm x 220mm), Format: 300 dpi Jpeg or Pdf. Deadline for Ad to reach us: April 30, 2018. But rush early to book a good spot in the catalog.
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Violet Star
Rs.10,000 (US $160 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Exclusive Invites for TWO to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • Two Delegate Registrations for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Half-Page Colour Advertisement in the KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog for your organization / business / services
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email with TWO invites for the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your KASHISH 2018 T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with TWO discount codes for FREE registrations to attend KASHISH 2018.
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Ad in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog, you can avail of Half-Page Colour Ad size: 6" width x 4 1/4" height (160x110mm), Format: 300 dpi Jpeg (CMYK) or Pdf. Deadline for Ad to reach us: April 30, 2018. But rush early to book a good spot in the catalog.
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✫Silver Star✫ 
Rs.15,000 (US $232 + US $30 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • You'll get a 'Together With Pride' calendar and a KASHISH coffee mug
  • Exclusive Invites for TWO to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • Two Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a free Full-Page Colour Advertisement in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog for your organization / business / services
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email with TWO invites for the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. The calendar, coffee-mug and T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) from KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 30 for shipping charges, by courier. 
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with two discount codes for TWO FREE registrations to attend KASHISH 2018
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Ad in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog, you can avail of a Full-Page Colour Ad size: 6 " width x 8 1/2" height (160mm x 220mm), Format: 300 dpi Jpeg or Pdf. Deadline for Ad to reach us: April 30, 2018. But rush early to book a good spot in the catalog
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✫Gold Star✫ 
Rs.25,000 (US $400 + US $30 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Shout-Out: Your name mentioned on stage at the Opening Night, thanking you
  • You'll get a 'Together With Pride' calendar and a KASHISH coffee mug
  • Exclusive Invites for TWO to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • Two Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Stall for One Day at Liberty Cinema 
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email with TWO invites for the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your calendar, coffee mug and T-shirt can be collected between May 25th – 28th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) from KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 30 for shipping charges, by courier. 
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with two discount codes for TWO FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Stall, we will email details of dimensions and other logistics 
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RainboStar
Rs.50,000 (US $800 + US $30 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Slide Shout-Out: Your name projected on a slide and mentioned on stage at the Opening Night, thanking you
  • You'll get a 'Together With Pride' calendar and a KASHISH coffee mug
  • Exclusive Invites for TWO to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • Two Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Stall for Two Days at Liberty Cinema
  • Two Delegate Registrations for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email with TWO invites for the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your calendar, coffee mug, and T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) from KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 30 for shipping charges, by courier. 
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with two discount codes for TWO FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Stall, we will email details of dimensions and other logistics 
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To contribute to ‘KASHISH 2018 – Together With Pride’ Crowdfunding Campaign, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/K18Contribute

KASHISH 2018 - Call for Performances


Here's what many of you have been waiting for - KASHISH 2018 CALL FOR PERFORMANCES.
If you are a performer, do fill out the form. If you know of a friend who is a fabulous performer, share the form : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEqTjdgQHns1oV7a2L1yjOkVQgxkVvDAHY92vO049TotpV_Q/viewform

LAST DATE to receive your application is Thu, APR 12, 2018.
KASHISH 2018 - Together With Pride

#KASHISH2018 NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT



#KASHISH2018 NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT

9th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival, will be held May 23-27, 2018 at Liberty Cinema and will bring the best of Indian and International #LGBTQ cinema to Mumbai.

We are already working on a fantastic program of outstanding films.
What we now NEED is the support of SPONSORS - both financial and in-kind - to make the festival happen.

We are looking for marketing tie-ups. We have a sponsorship deck ready to mail.
Write to us at partners.kashish@gmail.com

#TogetherWithPride #SouthAsiasBiggest #LGBTQFilmFestival
#LetsRockMumbai