The Commitment Gets Indian Premiere at KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

KASHISH - 4th Mumbai International Queer Film FestivalThe Commitment can add a fourth continent to its list of premieres after being accepted by the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival. The Commitment will screen as part of the “Family Matters” session on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 11:00 PM at the Cinemax in the Infiniti Mall in Mumbai.

The Commitment has already screened in North America and Europe, and will screen in Africa this June at the Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.

Other films being screened at this year’s KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival include the feature film A Perfect Ending, starring Barbara Niven, Jessica Clark, John Heard, and Morgan Fairchild, and the short film Remember to Breathe, starring Lee Meriwether and Kirsten Vangsness.

About the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival1

The KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival was founded in 2010 by Solaris Pictures and The Humsafar Trust, in association with Bombay Dost. The festival defines its mission as “an attempt to encourage greater visibility of Indian and International queer cinema among both queer and mainstream audiences as a means to foster better understanding of queer thoughts, desires and expressions.”

To learn more about the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, please visit the festival’s official website.

To learn more about The Commitment, please visit the award-winning short film’s official website or Facebook page.

1. “Vision.” KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, n.d., http://www.mumbaiqueerfest.com/about-us/vis (accessed May 8, 2013).

About Aaron Howland

Aaron Howland is a founding partner of 7 Fluid Oz. Productions. His work as a producer, director, and editor has been selected for screenings and awards by over thirty-five film festivals across North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

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