9th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will be held May 23 - 27, 2018 at Liberty Cinema and May 25-26, 2018 at Metro INOX. 

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is the first and only LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) film festival in India to be held in a mainstream theater and the first LGBTQ festival to receive clearance from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The festival is now considered one of Mumbai's prominent cultural event and is now seen as the biggest queer film festival in South Asia.

You can find more information about the festival at our Website and Facebook Page

KASHISH 2018 welcomes requests from journalists and representatives of bonafide media organisations to cover the Festival.

One or Two Media Badges per publication are granted at the discretion of the Festival. Media Badges are valid for all Festival screenings EXCEPT Opening and Closing which requires special invites. Media Badges are subject to all festival registration rules and are non transferable.

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival requests that you send, immediately after publication, a copy of your coverage of the Festival or provide us with a link to your post or audio/video stream.

May 21st 2018 

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