The 10th edition of Reel Desires: Chennai International Queer Film Festival will start on Friday and end on Sunday.
The festival is organized by NGOs, including Orinum and Goethe-Institute Chennai, in collaboration with the Nirangal Charitable Trust and the NGO Saathi.
According to the organizers, the festival includes short films and documentaries showing sexual and gender diversity.
Short films include Pride (India) by Arun Siddhartha, Stars and Freckles by Constanza García, Fedo Menor by Salvador Alejandro Gutierrez, Fake (France, 2020) by Alexandre de Ville
Two documentary feature films will be screened at the festival, including a 2021 German documentary by Zuhur's daughters, Laurentia Janske and Robin Humboldt.
The film chronicles four deeply complex and life-changing years for Lohan and Summer, two young transgender women who fled Syria with their families and now live very different l