Three Day Chennai Rainbow Film Festival to begin from June 26

Sundar- still from the film 1

Chennai Dost, a Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Community based organization in Chennai is organizing an LGBT Film Festival named Chennai Rainbow Film Festival 2015. The three day film festival will be held between June 26th-28 at Madras School of Social Work, and will screen more than 30 short films and documentaries that were selected by a panel of experts from over 400 submissions.

Established in the year 2008, Chennai Dost aims to create a healthy, non sexual social space for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual men and women. In the last 7 years, Chennai Dost has organized social events like Art Expos, parties, workshops, awareness programs, movie screenings, social gatherings etc.

The film festival will also have dance and other cultural performances, awards for the best LGBT shorts/documentaries. Two prominent activists will also be awarded Rainbow Lifetime achievement award for their contributions to the LGBT movement.

Sukhdeep Singh