It is time once again to get ready for India’s largest mainstream queer film festival: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival .
The first edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2010 organized by Solaris Pictures and Bombay Dost in association with The Humsafar Trust was held from April 22-25, 2010 turned out to be a milestone event in LGBT movement in India.
It had many first - the first ever queer film festival in India to be held in a mainstream theatre: PVR Cinemas; the first queer film festival in India to apply for and obtain an exemption from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the first ever queer film festival in India to have competitive categories and cash awards.
KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2011 to be held in April 2011 intends to be BIGGER, BOLDER and QUEERER.
We call upon filmmakers, both in India and across the world, to submit shorts, features and documentaries that highlight / focus on gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender characters, communities and expressions.