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

TRANSINDIA
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.
#ItGetsBehtar

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.

Please RSVP indiaculturelab@godrejindia.com

India Culture Lab KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival Gaysi Family QAM Mumbai

Hot off the press, we also made it in the #India news!! Transindia will be screening this Saturday as part of the #MumbaiPride celebration.

“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.”