International Queer Film Festival, Raahgiri Day, Heritage party at Bangalore Fort and much more to look forward to this week. Here are five events you should attend this week.
1. Reel Desires : Chennai International Queer Film Festival (CIQFF) – Chennai
Reel Desires is a three-day series of feature films, shorts, and documentaries showcasing sexuality and gender diversity issues. The focus of the film festival is on making mainstream audiences aware of lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) issues, creating an accepting and safe environment within our families and communities, and highlighting the intersections among sexuality, gender, and other identities and forms of marginalization, such as disability, religion, class and caste. More details.
When: 24th July – 26th July
Where: Goethe-Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan 4, Rutland Gate, 5th Street, Chennai
2. Josh Talks – Mumbai
Josh Talks focuses on showcasing “India’s Most inspiring stories”. They invite speakers from diverse backgrounds to one unique platform where they talk about their journey, highlighting the struggles and obstacles they overcame, to finally realize their true calling. Know more.
When: 25th July
Where: Ecole Mondiale World School, Gulmohur Cross Road No. 9, Juhu, Mumbai
3. “Clean and Green – Fuelling India’s Alternative Energy” film screening – Delhi
The film takes a critical look at why green energy solutions have not occupied mainstream policy and how to popularise these methods for economic scale. Travelling through the villages of Rajasthan to Bihar and the millennium city of Gurgaon, the film demonstrates how the sun, the wind, and all the natural elements can be harnessed to generate energy. More details.
When: 25th July
Where: Conference Room – I, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi
4. Raahgiri Day – Delhi
This Sunday, get ready for Euphoria! Make it a day to remember & groove to the tunes of the celebrated band at HT Raahgiri. The fun starts at 8:00 AM at Central park, Connaught Place. This coming next Sunday got a lot more exciting than the usual with Euphoria in the house to celebrate Raahgiri’s anniversary! More details.
When: 26th July
Where: Central park, Connaught Place, Delhi
5. Let’s paint the KOTE red: Heritage Party at Bangalore Fort – Bengaluru
On the night of Friday, the old fort of Bengaluru, the KOTE, will come alive – and you are warmly invited to be a part of this! Please come DRESSED IN RED or wearing a PIECE OF RED, if possible. Bring A TORCH, FLASHLIGHT or CANDLE. If you have RED PAINT or RED ROPE at hand, bring this, too. More details.
When: 24th July 11:00 pm to 25th July 3 am
Where: You’ll have to gather in front of the existing fort entrance on the road opposite the City Market.
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