‘Postcolonial Sexualities’ film screening, Nottingham Contemporary, Saturday 19th August 2017

Ka Bodyscapes
Saturday August 19th, 4-6:30pm
Free. The Space. Nottingham Contemporary

Please join us for a screening of two films exploring South Asian sexualities, followed by Q&A discussion with director Jayan Cherian and Dr Rahul Rao (SOAS), chaired by Dr Humaira Saeed (NTU).

Ka Bodyscapes (2016) dir. Jayan Cherian. 1h 39min
Three young people, Haris, a gay painter; Vishnu, a rural kabaddi player and their friend Sia, an activist who refuse to conform to dominant norms of femininity, struggle to find space and happiness in a conservative Indian City.

Poshida: Hidden LGBT Pakistan (2015) dir. F. Fiaz. 25min 
Poshida is a groundbreaking independent documentary following LGBT individuals in Pakistan, exploring their history, culture and challenges. The film examines sexuality and gender identities in south Asia and discusses colonialism, religion, class and the influence of US foreign policy. 

There will also be an associated performance event after the screening in the Nottingham Contemporary CafeBar. Free and open to all!

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