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PINE CONE - new Indian film at FACETS from Open Space Arts

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2024
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Facets, 1517 W Fullerton, Chicago

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Pine Cone’ is a semi-autobiographical film that narrates the story of an out-and-proud filmmaker Sid Mehra falling in love for the first time and over two decades becoming cynical about love.

The backdrop of the story is the changing landscape of queer rights in India: the year 1999, when the first gay pride took place in Kolkata; 2009, when the Delhi High Court decriminalized homosexuality (a ruling overturned in 2012); and finally in 2019 when homosexuality had again been decriminalized by the Supreme Court of India.

Honarable Mention - Best Feature
International South Asian Film Festival Canada (ISAFF) - Canada

World Premiere & Winner of Rainbow Warrior Award for Director Onir
The KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival - India

Winner Rainbow Stories Award & Australian Premiere
Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne - Australia

Trailblazing Award For Film Maker Onir & Bhutan Premiere Samabhav Travelling International film Festival Thimphu - Bhutan


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