13th GFEST – Gaywise FESTival ® goes online

Live chats and video stories presented from Mon 9th to Sat 21st November 2020

We at 21 years old arts charity Wise Thoughts, are proud to present virtual, online #GFEST2020 events, daily between 9th and 21st November 2020 by publishing over a dozen new filmed stories of BAME, LGBTQI+ people across the UK.

It is part of a Wise Thoughts managed, #NationalLottery funded and Consortium led collaborative national project ‘Emerging with Pride‘. These stories of LGBTQI+ ‘heroes’ or role-models, unfold their experiences of the last 6 months, living through COVID-19 pandemic. Click to read the report prepared by Niranjan Kamatkar and Consortium team.

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#GFEST2020 Finale compilation from 15 stories of last 6 months of BAME, LGBTQI+ people across the UK dealing with challenges of Covid-19 pandemic. Posted on closing night of GFEST on 21st November 2020.
Director: Niranjan Kamatkar, FRSA
© 2020 Wise Thoughts and Niranjan Kamatkar

Proud to present #GFEST2020 line up as below:

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GFEST 2020 – Mon 9 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Chaune King story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Mon 9 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Chaune King

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GFEST 2020 – Tues 10 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Mridul Wadhwa story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Tues 10 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Mridul Wadhwa

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GFEST 2020 – Wed 11 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Vanessa Nwosu story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Wed 11 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Vanessa Nwosu

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GFEST 2020 – Thurs 12 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Myles More story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Thurs 12 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Myles More

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GFEST 2020 – Fri 13 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Amisha story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Fri 13 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Amisha

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GFEST 2020 – Sat 14 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Ramses Underhill-Smith and Farina stories, videos posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Sat 14 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Ramses Underhill-Smith and Farina

Only on Saturday the 14th November and Sunday the15th November 2020.

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GFEST 2020 – Sun 15 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Louis Mills and Sayang stories, videos posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Sun 15 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Louis Mills and Sayang

Only on Saturday the 14th November and Sunday the15th November 2020.

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GFEST 2020 – Mon 16 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Samah Naseem story posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Mon 16 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Samah Naseem

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GFEST 2020 – Tues 17 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Makinder Singh Chahal story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Tues 17 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Makinder Singh Chahal

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GFEST 2020 – Wed 18 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Dan Singh story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Wed 18 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Dan Singh

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GFEST 2020 – Thurs 19 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Elsa Da Silva story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Thurs 19 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Elsa Da Silva

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GFEST 2020 – Fri 20 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Rico Jacob Chace story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Fri 20 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with Rico Jacob Chace

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GFEST 2020 – Sat 21 Nov – 9.30 am (BST)
Shivani Dave story video posted.

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GFEST 2020 – Sat 21 Nov – 7.30 pm (BST)
A live webinar – recorded conversation with organisers

Artistic director: Niranjan Kamatkar, FRSA.  GFEST 2020 cover video: