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Close(t) - LGBTQ Short Film


Two Transexual Indian teenagers self reflect over how they can't be who they want to be because of the societal stigma in India. As they struggle to combat against the world, a struggle starts building inside themselves.


Written and Directed by

Niranjan R Bharati

Director of Photography

Mohammad Al Khalid

Makeup and Costume Design

Lipika Gupta , Priyal Shrivastava


Angela Mathews , Parth Bajaj

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Film Type:

Short, Student


LGBT, Non Fiction

Run Time:

3 minutes 34 seconds

Completion Date:

March 22nd, 2018

Duration of production:

24 hours

Location of shooting:

Guwahati, India

Stills from the Film

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