Category Archives: Film

Call for photographs and art entries – Chennai, June 2012 Pride event

As part of Chennai Queer Film Festival June 15-17 2012, local collectives Chennai Dost and Orinam are conducting a photography and art exhibition in partnership with Goethe Institute/ Max Mueller Bhavan. Advertisements

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Filmography

This filmography is a cursory attempt to compile feature length, shorts and documentary films made about queer people in South Asia and the diaspora. If you have suggestion for more films, please add them in the comments section. Bhandarkar, Madhur, … Continue reading

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Ifti Nasim

Ifti Nasim. Ifti Nasim is an Islamic poet, writer and activist. He was born in Pakistan, but now resides in Chicago where he hosts a radio program and is involved in the LGBT community. He effortlessly becomes the main attraction … Continue reading

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Flying Inside My Body

View this movie at cultureunplugged.com Film by Sushmit Ghosh Flying Inside My Body explores how the form of the body can become a powerful physical language to express dissent over societal norms and conventions. The film is a journey with … Continue reading

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Pratibha Parmar- Filmography

British filmmaker Pratibha Parmar has spent more than 20 years behind the camera bringing fresh perspectives to stories of women, minorities and social issues. Her films are marked by political complexity and visual richness, taking up the themes of women’s … Continue reading

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Many People, Many Desires

Cutting across class, gender, language and caste, the film tells the stories of gay/bisexual/lesbian persons living in Bangalore. Its aims to mobilize debate and generate support from within and outside the sexual minority communities. Director: T. Jayashree View this movie … Continue reading

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Bibliography until 1995

From: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/southasia/cuvl/glb.html Ackerley, J. R. Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990. British gay author’s account of his life as secretary and confidant to an Indian maharajah. (First published in 1932.) Ali, Agha Shahid. A Nostalgist’s … Continue reading

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