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Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival: News

Review Kashmiri

Trans Kashmir review: An incisive look at a community relegated to the margins of society

Surbhi Dewan and SA Hanan’s feature documentary sensitively captures the hardships, beauty and resilience of a beleaguered group.

8 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Hindi

Chhoti Shameez review: A joyous exploration of what women want

Shruti Vohra’s short film sheds light on female desires through a tiny piece of clothing.

13 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Gujarati Kannada

Shailaja Padindala’s Naanu Ladies, Pradipta Ray's Muhafiz win big at Kashish 2022

Indian and Asian filmmakers took home major awards at the queer film festival held in a hybrid format this year.

13 days ago — Our Correspondent

Review English

The Sorrow Of Love review: A study of grief and finding the will to move on

Sohag Sen’s short film traces the pain of losing a loved one.  

15 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Gujarati

Physical edition of Kashish 2022 concludes, event to be held online till 12 June

The festival films are available online to .

18 days ago — Our Correspondent

Review Gujarati

Dal Bhat review: Innocence lost and courage regained in an arid landscape

The Gujarati-language short by Nemil Shah is a touching story about gender identity.

18 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review English

Seyran Ates: Sex, Revolution And Islam review – Tracing the long fight for freedom from patriarchy

Nefise Özkal Lorentzen’s documentary traces the life of the activist who is carving a more inclusive space in a conservative religion.

21 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Rajkummar Rao, Harshavardhan Kulkarni attend screening of Badhaai Do at Kashish

The film was screened on the second day of the ongoing event in Mumbai.

26 days ago — Our Correspondent

Article English Punjabi

Emergence: Out Of The Shadows to get double festival premiere in Mumbai

The Canadian indie documentary will be screened at the upcoming Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival as well as the Mumbai International Film Festival.

about 1 month ago — Our Correspondent

Article English Hindi 3 more

Badhaai Do, Sheer Qorma lead the line-up at Kashish 2022

As many as 30 LGBTQ+ films from India will be screened at the festival which is being held from 1–5 June this year.

about 1 month ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Kashish 2022 to kick off pride month in June

The LGBTQIA+ film festival will be held for the first five days of the month in a hybrid format.

about 1 month ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Kochi-based designer wins Kashish 2022 poster contest

The theme of the event, which will be held from 1 to 5 June, is 'Flights For Freedom'.

3 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Kashish announces theme for 2022 edition of the Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

The festival is also inviting submissions for the Wendell Rodricks International Poster Design Contest.

6 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

Sridhar Rangayan’s Evening Shadows wins award at YathaKatha film festival

The film has travelled to as many as 75 international festivals and won 25 awards.

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Assam

Kashish QDrishti film grant for Assamese story about middle-aged trans person

Actress Renuka Shahane, who was on the jury for the grant, offered Rs50,000 each to the other four shortlisted scripts.

10 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Latin American films win big at KASHISH 2021

The winners were announced at the online closing and award ceremony.

10 months ago — Our Correspondent

Review Marathi

My Mother's Girlfriend review: Understated short about togetherness and acceptance

Arun Fulara’s film examines the agency and desire of middle-aged women.

10 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Spanish

Colada review: This short film from Spain captures the heady rush of being silly in love

Ibon Hernando’s film expresses, without dialogues, the excitement of falling in love and trying to make that person notice you.

10 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Bengali Hindi

Kashish 2021: The spotlight will be on Asia this time

The queer festival, being held online this year, will showcase 39 LGBTQIA+ films from the continent.

11 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article English German

German film No Hard Feelings to open Kashish queer festival on 19 August

The Australian film Unsound will be the closing film on 5 September for the festival's twelfth edition.

11 months ago — Our Correspondent