Too Desi Too Queer and Vishnu’s Got My Back
Strand: TOO DESI TOO QUEER
Dir. Various | 91 mins | UK, India | Marathi, English
Funded by the Arts Council England we present a live performance by dancer and storyteller Ash Mukherjee, exploring his youthful inspirations and Queerness, from Bollywood classics to a rich diversity of other inspirations.
Tipped as one of the most unique and innovative choreographers emerging from the UK dance scene today, dancer and storyteller Ash Mukherjee explores his youthful inspirations and Queerness, from Bollywood classics to a rich diversity of other inspirations in a live performance funded by the Arts Council England.
The performance will be followed by two LGBTQIA+ short films
Coming Out with the Help of a Time Machine
Year: 2021 | Country: USA
Director: Naman Gupta, with Karan Soni, Sangeeta Agrawal, Raghuram Shetty | Run time: 20 mins | Language: English
When coming out to his god-fearing traditional parents, Sid uses his time machine to reset the day trying to make sure everything goes perfect.
Year: 2022 | Country: India
Director: Tanmay Chowdhary, Tanvi Chowdhary | Run time: 13 mins | Language: Marathi with English Subtitles
Childhood friends, now in their twenties, reunite during a Durga Puja festival. As the night progresses in a bustling city their true feelings are revealed, taking the audience on a tender journey of intimacy and love.