India, Aug. 14 -- The entertainment industry has gone through a sea change during the pandemic and going digital remains one of the biggest changes, not just for films, but even for film festivals, who had to take the virtual route. KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, too, had opted for the same, and festival director, Sridhar Rangayan feels that adapting to the changing times is key.

He talks about the upcoming 12th edition of the film festival, which will be held virtually from August 19 to September 5, spread over three weekends. Excerpts from a chat:

How different will be KASHISH this year?

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