Transindia to screen at Mumbai Pride – Best of Kashish & Gaysi Zine Launch
Transindia will be screening at the Mumbai Pride – Best of Kashish & Gaysi Zine Launch as part of the #PrideMonth celebrations at the Indian Culture Lab on 21st January 2017.
Early bird catches the best worm!!
The first film at the Mumbai Pride – Best of Kashish & Gaysi Zine Launch will be the wonderfully sensitive documentary on transgenders & Hijras in Gujarat – Transindia Documentary by Meera Darji that won the Best Documentary Short Award at #KASHISH2016
Director: Meera Darji
2015 / 30 min / Gujarati with English subtitles / Documentary Short
‘Transindia’ is a moving documentary exploring the Transgender community also known as Hijras, in Ahmedabad, India. From being criminalised in 1871 to marginalised in the current society, ‘Transindia’ takes you on a journey of their true lifestyles.
Winner: Best Documentary Short Award at KASHISH 2016
A day long event of film screening, exhibition and panel discussion to celebrate Mumbai Pride at the fabulous venue at Viva Vikhroli – the amazing Godrej India Culture Lab.
Featuring ‘Best of KASHISH’, award winning and popular LGBTQ films from the world over (11am to 5pm); ‘Tritiya Prakriti’, an exhibition by Sandeep Dhopate (5pm-5.30pm); Gaysi Zine Launch and panel discussion ‘The Realm of Queer Desires’ (5.30 – 7pm).
Entry Free. Luch and Tea included.
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India Culture Lab KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival Gaysi Family QAM Mumbai
“The first half of the day is dedicated to the best films from KASHISH, South Asia’s largest LGBT festival. Across three sections – ‘Trans Lives Matter’, ‘Queering Gender’ and ‘Pushing The Envelope’ – 12 critically acclaimed short films will be screened from 11 am to 5 pm.”