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KASHISH Forward and Best of KASHISH in association with Prantakatha and Kutchina Foundation, Kolkata

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KASHISH Forward – India’s first traveling campus LGBTQ film festival – is a series of film screenings and discussions that are held at campuses across India, aiming to reach out and create awareness about LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) issues through the medium of cinema. Their objective is to create an atmosphere of understanding Read more

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KASHISH Forward at Presidency University, Kolkata -16th Oct -LGBT Events India

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KASHISH Forward – India’s first traveling campus LGBTQ film festival – is a series of film screenings and discussions that are held at campuses across India, aiming to reach out and create awareness about LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) issues through the medium of cinema. Their objective is to create an atmosphere of understanding Read more

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Sunday Night Queever -By Kolkata Rainbow Pride Festival

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Kolkata Rainbow Pride Festival (KRPF): Solidarity, Art, and Sexuality for Dignity and Equality. Kolkata Rainbow Pride Festival (KRPF) is an open collective of individuals, networks, and organizations, which believes that sexuality is a key element of human existence, fulfillment, and enjoyment. They hold that no individual, community or section of society should face stigma, discrimination or Read more

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AAB International Film Festival LGBT Exclusive- LGBT Events India

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AAB International Film Festival (AIFF) is a monthly international film and screenplay-writing festival designed specifically for the indie filmmaker who’s tired of being overlooked by all the other festivals that seem to cater only to big-budget productions. Scanning the endless list of festivals not knowing where to gamble your money is frustrating. In most cases, Read more

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Alien Flowers by Sapphire Creations-LGBT Events India

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Sapphire Creations Dance Company’s ALIEN FLOWERS is India’s first full-length ballet on same-gender love based on eight English poems by Sanjay Vasa and Canada based Rakesh Ratti traces the journey of a gay man to birth to youth to death. But with change in circumstances and perspective, the restaging is done as ALIEN FLOWERS after Read more

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Praxis, Politics & Possibilities-National Queer Conference – by Sappho for Equality

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Sappho for Equality is organizing the fifth National Queer Conference titled Praxis, Politics & Possibilities… to be held between 15th to 17th September 2017 at Vivekananda Hall, Kolkata. In ‘scattered hegemonic’ contexts, propelled primarily by conservative and divisive forces, how is one practicing and imagining praxis and politics from activist, academic, academic-activist positionalities? This conference Read more

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Draupadi by H Kanhailal at Rituparno Ghosh Memorial Lecture

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Pratyay Gender Trust in collaboration with Sanhita is proud to announce THE 4TH RITUPARNO GHOSH MEMORIAL LECTURE 2017 featuring  ‘DRAUPADI’ with Sabitri Heishnam Based on a story by Mahasweta Devi Directed by Heishnam Kanhailal  Production of Manipur Kalakshetra History- 17 years since the play was staged for the first time and most significantly since H Kanhailal’s passing Read more

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Queering the home and the world in Rituparno's Ghosh's cinema

Queering the home and the world in Rituparno’s Ghosh’s cinema

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Rituparno Ghosh needs no introduction.Rituparno Ghosh, auteur, editor, artist par excellence. He wore many caps and each with equal rigor and discipline which marks the fields he straddled. He was indeed rightly described by Firstpost an icon beyond labels. He holds a very special place for many of us and we are looking forward to an engaging Read more

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