Three day International Queer Film Festival kicks off in Chennai

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The Chennai International Queer Film Festival kicked off on 24th July, as part of the Chennai pride month celebrations. The three-day festival, which concludes on the 26th of July, is running at the Goethe Institut in Max Mueller Bhavan in Chennai.

This year’s festival will feature 30 films from 11 countries that will cover a broad range of documentaries, shorts, and feature films that explore themes of gender and sexuality and several other forms of marginalization. The event was inaugurated by the renowned film critic and writer Baradwaj Ranjan.

The programmes will run from 6-9pm on Friday and 3-9pm on Saturday. In addition to movies, there would be special programmes such as a performance by Avinash Matta on Friday and a panel discussion on Saturday on the way forward for the queer community .

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Dhrubo Jyoti

A journalist by profession, a physicist by training. Works with the Hindustan Times, New Delhi. Makes better use of time with Gaylaxy.
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