More Than A Friend At Cine Labia

Made post the historic 2nd July judgment of the Delhi High Court in 2009, this docu-fiction weaves together a light-hearted story of a lesbian couple just like any two people in love, with their songs, their fights, their negotiations and aspirations, interspersed with interviews of people responding to the judgment which repealed Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, that criminalized homosexuality.

Cine Labia Screening
Of
A Docu-Fiction about the lives of two lesbian women
in Calcutta post 2nd July 2009 judgment

More than a friend
Directed by Debalina
2010/35 minutes/ Bengali & English with English Subtitles

Made post the historic 2nd July judgment of the Delhi High Court in 2009, this docu-fiction weaves together a light-hearted story of a lesbian couple just like any two people in love, with their songs, their fights, their negotiations and aspirations, interspersed with interviews of people responding to the judgment which repealed Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, that criminalized homosexuality. The film explores issues of parental and societal acceptance, discrimination, the violence and invisibility of lesbian lives across class boundaries.

Looking forward to seeing you all

Sunday 11 December 2011 at 5:30 pm
Majlis Cultural Centre 
Flat 1 – Christina Apartments – Police Chowki lane 
(opp. Samrat Electronics) 
Kalina Market – Santa Cruz (E)

All women and transpersons welcome!

About the author

Broom

Broom lived an ordinary, boring, unhappy and married life till she met the woman that she fell madly in love with at the age of twenty eight. By day, she is a techie. By night - a Walking Dead addict, London exploring, rainbow-loving, champagne socialist.