Independent Film Festival of Chennai
Queer Lens track is a part of the Independent Film Festival of Chennai (IFFC) organised by Thamizh Studio. The track was introduced in the 2019 edition of IFFC to bring visibility to queer film makers, artists, technicians and to make IFFC inclusive of LGBTQIA+ voices in the film festival circuit in India.
Tamil Studio, the movement for good cinema functioning for over ten years in Chennai, has now taken the responsibility of organizing the Chennai International Independent Film Festival through its Salanam Trust.
IFFC will see its third edition in February 2020. The Queer Lens track is conceptualised and curated by queer activist Moulee, founder of Queer Chennai Chronicles. Queer Lens track is part of the Independent Film Festival of Chennai.
Maragatha Pura award, Feature film (80 mins and above) - INR 10000
Thamizh Studio award, documentaries and short films (upto 30 mins) - INR 5000
Queer Lens Award for Independent Vision