UK Premiere: Ek Aasha

UK Premiere: Ek Aasha

Fri 29 March, 6.30pm | Regent Street Cinema, London

Director: Mayur Katariya
Cast: Disha Yadav, AnnuAkade, Vijya Laxmi, Atmiya Patel, Paresh Rathod & Kirti Adarkar
India, 123 mins, Hindi with English subtitles

Aashish is an aspiring teacher and has struggled with his gender identity since childhood. Aashish makes the difficult decision to leave home and join a traditional transgender community (known as Hijras). The film focuses on Aashish’s transition into Aasha; the life of a traditional Hindu Hijra in modern India. All transgender roles are played by transgender non-actors.

Includes Q&A chaired by Daniel Luther, ‘Queer’ Asia

Venue: Regent Street Cinema, London
Fri 29 March, 6.30pm
Ticket Price: £20.00