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My Son is Gay – UK Premiere | Tamil Language film | London Indian Film Festival 2018

Event Details

  • Address

    SOAS - Khalil Lecture Theatre City Of London WC1H 9PD

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  • Date

    Monday 25th June 2018


The award winning “My Son is Gay” (En Magan Magizhvan), touted as the first Tamil film on gay relationships, is premiering in the UK at the London Indian Film Festival.

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UK Premiere, 105 mins, Cert 12A
Tamil with English Subtitles, India 2017
Director: Lokesh Kumar
With: Anupama Kumar, Ashwinjith, Abhishek Joseph George, Kishore Kumar G.

Varun is a happy-go-lucky, handsome young man who is the apple of his mother Lakshmi’s eye. He believes his mother would be by his side no matter what. When Lakshmi discovers Varun is gay, she is shocked and vows it is something she will never accept. As he decides to move on with his life and find love, Lakshmi decides to seek out her lost son. My Son is Gay is a poignant tale of a multilayered mother son relationship, that sensitively tackles universal themes of tolerance and acceptance.

In partnership with Queer Asia

Lokesh Kumar

Lokesh is a Writer, Director, Producer with his indie production house called ‘Beyond The Limit Creations’. A person who strongly believes that films can highly influence the society we live in. Inspired by attending various film festivals, he has made some short films which helped him in learning the craft and the business of filmmaking in depth. This 27 year old with a very clear vision on both commercial and festival market, considers filmmaking as a transformational tool; hence his films focus on various social issues and for that purpose, he does intensive research on the subject at hand. My Son is Gay, his long-awaited debut feature film is a path-breaking & very important Tamil language film from India.