Bangalore queer film festival opens on friday

Bengaluru is set to host the ninth edition of Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF) this month.

Published: 22nd February 2017 10:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd February 2017 05:46 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Bengaluru is set to host the ninth edition of Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF) this month.
The annual event will showcase Indian and international queer films, photo and art exhibitions, performances and panel discussions. BQFF 2017 will be held from February 24 to 26 at Alliance Française de Bangalore and Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan.
Movies such as Lily, Limina, Guru:une famille hijra, My Mom is Worried Sick and Harikatha Prasanga among others.
The festival aims for the circulation of good queer cinema, including films from non-Western locations, films by independent filmmakers, popular cinema that experiments with LGBT themes, and experimental films.

Friday: Jambe Jhalak
The Indian Folk Band will be performing Jambe Jhalak.
Where: Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, 3:45pm

Saturday: Mohanaswamy - A Kannada Play
A collection of short stories that tells episodes from the life of a single man.
Where: Alliance Francaise de Bangalore, 6pm.

Sunday: Hop Hop
The Crew, an all girl hop hop group from All Sorts of Queer will render a performance. The event closes with Pink Divas.
Where: Alliance Francaise de Bangalore, 6pm.

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