video : short doc. : India’s 1st Queer Flash Mob, Marine Drive, Mumbai 2012

Jan 24th, 2012 on Marine Drive, Mumbai as part of Queer Azaad Mumbai, one of many LGBTQ Pride festivals held annually in the winter months. This was a week long festival, with events both during the day and at night. As part of my touring around two friends visiting from NYC, we met with some of the most amazing people leading the movement. Many discussions were held between artists, filmmakers, social workers and activitist, mostly gaining inspiration from hearing stories about how far we’ve come in the States, as we advised them to “make your own media!” in order to go beyond the stereotypes and get positive representations out into mainstream society, ultimately evolving the mostly conservative Indian culture towards acceptance of the fact “we’re here, we’re queer, get used to it!”

video : short doc. : India’s 1st Queer Flash Mob, Marine Drive, Mumbai 2012

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