Bombay Dost Presents Sunday Highs “A Yaariyan Presentation”

For those of you, who missed out on some great cinema during Kashish week or if you just want to catch these masterpieces one more time, Bombay Dost – Sunday Highs brings to you KASHISH 2011 Winners all through July and August!

This time we’re showing two extremely riveting and heart-wrenching tearjerkers. Bring a lotta tissues cause the tears won’t stop coming – we guarantee it! Two movies, which are extremely beautiful and very insightful. Check out the trailers for some foreplay… (not that kind!)


Date : 31st July, 2011

Time : 5PM onwards

Venue : CEFE, Flat 1, Riviera Apts, 15th Road, Santacruz (West)


2011, 90 min, USA, David Weissman

Awarded – Best Documentary Feature

Jury’s Citation:
For the film’s in-depth realization – through personalized
interviews and incisive reportage– of a heart wrenching chapter
of history – that is.. the advent of AIDS in San Francisco of the

2010, 24 min, India, Ranadeep Bhattacharyya & Judhajit Bagchi

Awarded – Best Indian Narrative Short

Jury’s Citation:
For the sensitive depiction of the little discussed aspect of
same gender dating through websites; the film’s assertive
conclusion, credible performances, and technical assurance.

There was never a better way to spend your Sundays, bring your pals and come watch great movies with the young and vibrant YAARIYAN folks in CEFE, a safe and homely space sprawled with cozy cushions, hot tea, snacks and some very warm people!

“Yaariyan” is the coming together of young and enthusiastic Mumbai queer who at the moment prefer to call themselves “Yaariyan – We don’t need tag lines”

Space Courtesy : The Humsafar Trust, CEFE Unit

Films Courtesy: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

We are also thankful to The Film Collaborative for giving permission to screen ‘We Were Here’

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