IDAHOT 2018 – Panel discussion & Film Screening (Azul y no tan rosa)

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IDAHOT 2018 – Panel discussion & Film Screening (Azul y no tan rosa)

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On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi would like to invite you to the screening of the film ‘Azul y no tan rosa’ (‘My straight son’), preceded by a panel discussion with LGTBIQ+ organizations, this Thrusday, May 17th at the Auditorium of Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi.

Thanks for the contribution of the Delegation of the EU in India who will be offering drinks and snacks after the screening. Thanks also to the Embassy of Belgium in New DelhiGaylaxy Magazine and Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHI) for their kind support.

ABOUT THE PANELISTS:

Amrita Sarkar: Transwoman who has been involved in transgender activism for over 20 years. Currently working with Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHII).

Jamal Siddiqui: Muslim transman currently working in Etasha society as a facilitator. Writer, YouTuber and blogger. Co-founder of transmen collective. (TBC)

Kritagya: Author of the book ‘Coming Out….Scribblings from the Heart’.

Navdeep: Founder-member of the Bi Collective Delhi.

Rituparna Bhora: Queer woman. Co-director and responsible for networking, fundraising, programme and organizational development and implementation at Nazariya.

Shilpi Banerjee: Mental health professional. M.Phil. in medical and social psychology from Central Institute of Psychiatry.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Sukhdeep Singh (Founding Editor of Gaylaxy Magazine) and will be followed by a Q&A session.

ABOUT THE FILM

Synopsis: The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in a coma. Unexpectedly, and right at this terrible time, Diego must take care of his son, Armando. Now, both of them have to adapt to each other; Armando to the unknown, homosexual world of his father, and Diego to the closed attitude of his teenage son.

Director: Miguel Ferrari
Cast: Guillermo García, Ignacio Montes, Hilda Abrahamz, Carolina Torres, Elba Escobar, Juan Jesús Valverde, Beatriz Valdés, Aroldo Betancourt, Daniela Alvarado, Alexander Da Silva, Sócrates Serrano, Arlette Torres, Juan Carlos Lares
Script: Miguel Ferrari
Photography: Alexandra Henao
Music: Sergio De la Puente
Sound: Nus Cuevas
Art direction: Marcelo Pont Year: 2012

Duration: 114 min.
In Spanish with English subtitles
For all ages
Goya Awards 2014: Best Spanish Language Foreign Film

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qEUcsPDHMU

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