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Bollywood's 100-year kiss sparks debate on gay films

New Bollywood film "Bombay Talkies" is billed as a milestone not only for marking 100 years of Indian cinema -- it is also one of the country's few mainstream movies ever to have shown a gay kiss. The centenary film, which had a special screening at Cannes, comprises four self-contained short stories by leading directors looking at the impact of Indian cinema on people's lives. The short film from director Karan Johar features a kiss between a young man and his best friend's husband as part of an exploration of sexual identity and marital discord.

Bollywood's 100-year kiss sparks debate on gay films

New Bollywood film "Bombay Talkies" is billed as a milestone not only for marking 100 years of Indian cinema -- it is also one of the country's few mainstream movies ever to have shown a gay kiss. The centenary film, which had a special screening at Cannes, comprises four self-contained short stories by leading directors looking at the impact of Indian cinema on people's lives. The short film from director Karan Johar features a kiss between a young man and his best friend's husband as part of an exploration of sexual identity and marital discord.

Bollywood's 100-year kiss sparks debate on gay films

New Bollywood film "Bombay Talkies" is billed as a milestone not only for marking 100 years of Indian cinema -- it is also one of the country's few mainstream movies ever to have shown a gay kiss. The centenary film, which had a special screening at Cannes, comprises four self-contained short stories by leading directors looking at the impact of Indian cinema on people's lives. The short film from director Karan Johar features a kiss between a young man and his best friend's husband as part of an exploration of sexual identity and marital discord.

Bollywood's 100-year kiss sparks debate on gay films

New Bollywood film "Bombay Talkies" is billed as a milestone not only for marking 100 years of Indian cinema -- it is also one of the country's few mainstream movies ever to have shown a gay kiss. The centenary film, which had a special screening at Cannes, comprises four self-contained short stories by leading directors looking at the impact of Indian cinema on people's lives. The short film from director Karan Johar features a kiss between a young man and his best friend's husband as part of an exploration of sexual identity and marital discord.

Bollywood's 100-year kiss sparks debate on gay films

New Bollywood film "Bombay Talkies" is billed as a milestone not only for marking 100 years of Indian cinema -- it is also one of the country's few mainstream movies ever to have shown a gay kiss. The centenary film, which had a special screening at Cannes, comprises four self-contained short stories by leading directors looking at the impact of Indian cinema on people's lives. The short film from director Karan Johar features a kiss between a young man and his best friend's husband as part of an exploration of sexual identity and marital discord.

Actor James Franco protests Australian ban of gay film

SYDNEY, March 5 (Reuters) - Actor James Franco, star of Disney's new film "Oz the Great and Powerful", has launched an online appeal after censors banned a gay film from screening at Australian film festivals. The film "I Want Your Love," by director Travis Mathews, is the story of a gay man who has sex with his best friend while partying in Los Angeles. It has been screened at the Toronto LGBT Film Festival and other overseas festivals.
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