Cinema & Event Screenings

LIFF: I Am Not He… She + Q&A 

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  • Director-
  • Rating15
  • Film genresDrama
  • Duration135
  • Released2014
  • Film CastSanchari Vijay, Sharada Nani, Kunal Punekar

Europe’s largest South Asian film festival returns for a second time to Birmingham bringing you a carefully curated selection of the very best new Indian and South Asian independent cinema, which includes feature films and documentaries by both acclaimed and new filmmakers. The films screened are in a wide range of South Asian languages to reflect the linguistic diversity of Birmingham’s Indian and South Asian communities and all films are subtitled in English.

We promise that whatever movie you decide to attend, you will be entertained, informed and perhaps even a little shocked! For more information, visit

Enjoy the festival!

Cary Rajinder Sawhney
Executive & Programming Director

Fri 15 Jul, 8.40pm

A ground breaking film about a teenager who decides he wants to be a woman and the personal and societal struggle on this journey to become a transgender person. Based on a true story and a very positive role model for all young people with Transgender identity.

(Naanu Avanalla...Avalu)
Suggested 12A (105 min + Q&A)
Director: B S Lingadevaru
Cast: Sanchari Vijay, Sharada Nani, Kunal Punekar
Kannada | 2014 | Subtitled