KASHISH MIQFF 2019 kicks off
The 10 th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival was inaugurated on Wednesday June 12 evening. South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival will be held from June 12-16, 2019 at two of Mumbai’s iconic theatres – Liberty Carnival Cinemas and Metro Inox. The opening night ceremony saw actors, filmmakers, industrialists, activists and the LGBTQ community walk the red carpet. The five-day festival kicked off with anarousing perfomce by acclaimed singer Rekha Bharadwaj.
“I congratulate KASHISH on its 10th anniversary. I am so happy to be part of this year’s celebrations. I am looking forward to attend the film screenings, meeting beautiful friends and like-minded individuals. I hope more and more people support this initiative,” said Rekha Bhardwaj.
The title partner of South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival this year is Keshav Suri Foundation along with The Lalit and It Gets Better India. Skybags and Godrej Industries are Principal Partners, while Morgan Stanley, Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai, Québec Government Office in Mumbai are coming in as an Associate Partners. Two OTT platforms Revery and GoL studios are Associate Partner and Supporting Partner respectively. Whistling Woods International and Consulate General of Sweden in Mumbai are the other Supporting Partners.