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Best India Shorts from KASHISH Queer Film Festival
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A Love Such As This / Ek Maaya Ashi Hi (2015)
Synopsis
This is a story about a mother's struggle and dilemma to accept her son as he is. An illiterate poor widow accidently finds out that her son is gay. Shattered and furious, she beats her son, abuses him and tries to convince him that whatever he is doing is wrong; until she meets another mother who brings in a different perspective.

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Country: India
Language: Marathi
srt: English, Chinese
Director: Vaibhav Hatkar
Awards: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2015 - Riyad Wadia Award for Best Emerging Indian Filmmaker

Languages (2018 )
Synopsis
Shankar's family does not know why he has lost his job. Shankar is caught up between looking for a new job and his own contemplation. His daily life is dotted with financial crisis and the awkwardness of being unemployed. Amidst all these things, strange illusions come to him. He realizes that he cannot anymore communicate with the world around him.

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Country: India
Language: Bengali
Srt: English, Chinese
Director: Debadrita Bose
Awards: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2018

The Clarinets / Shehnaiiya (2017)
Synopsis
A young man from the suburbs comes to the city for some shopping. He misses the last train to home and roams about. Suddenly he meets another man, who offers refuge for the night.

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Country: India
Language: Bengali
Srt: English, Chinese
Director: Debadrita Bose
Awards: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2017 - QDrishti Film Grant Award

The Gift / Eidi (2013)
Synopsis
Soumya arrives in his hometown to reunite with his close friend Ranjita, a transgender activist. However, a series of upheavals let out his insecurities, and inner demons, where Soumya, struggling to come to terms with his own identity is confronted with his own convoluted notions and double standards. Will their friendship stand the test of time?

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Country: India
Language: Bengali, Hindi
Srt: English, Chinese
Director: Pradipta Ray
Awards: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2013
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