The Out & Loud Pune International Queer Film Festival, powered by MIST, is an annual event showcasing handpicked queer films from all over the world. What’s more!? The festival promises an amazing line-up of performances and thought provoking panel discussions. Besides coming together for the love of art and cinema, the festival will also be an open platform for the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer) to voice their concerns in a social-friendly environment. The first Out & Loud – PIQFF was held in Pune in the April of 2017 to an overwhelming response.
In April 2020, we are ready to present you the fourth edition of Out & Loud – PIQFF. Our aim is to have a bigger and better event for you, with an all new line-up of movies, performances and panel discussions.
Mist is a 9-year-old LGBTQ collective. Started in Bengaluru in 2010, it now has members in Pune and Hyderabad as well. Mist organizes events in various cities in collaboration with local groups. It also has a vibrant online presence supporting its events on the ground.
Mist aims to build stronger bonds within the queer community and with our allies. We do our best to create a space where you can showcase your talent, learn from other members of the community and be a part of the larger family.
Out & Loud – Pune International Queer Film Festival 2020 has a wide range of awards to be given to the eminent filmmakers and actors.
The competitive categories are,
Best Short Film
Best Silent Film
Best Feature Film
Best of Out & Loud 2019
Best Indian Documentary
Best International Documentary
Best Animated Film
Best Innovative Film
Best Humour Film
Best Indian Premiere
Best World Premiere
In 2019 Festival, Best of Out & Loud 2019 category won a trophy and the certificate, and carried a cash prize of INR 5000/- We are working on the cash awards for the 2020 festival. The information will be updated soon.
The winners will be selected through public votes during the film festival. The voting count will not be disclosed and the Out & Loud - PIQFF team decision will be final and indisputable.