Miss Man


After being shunned by his homophobic father for his sexuality and his lover for not being a woman, Manob finds himself travelling to the city for a sex change operation. However, as he struggles with his identity, he faces challenges and questions he may not be ready to confront yet.

Tathagata Ghosh
Role of participant
Director, Producer, Production Designer / Art Director
Tathagata Ghosh
Tathagata Ghosh
Tathagata Ghosh
Year of production
Running time
24 min
Country of Production
Production Company
Tathagata Ghosh Films
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Tathagata Ghosh

Festivals and Awards

1. 34th BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival
2. 32nd Vancouver Queer Film Festival
3. 36th Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBTQ+ Film Festival (Audience Award)
4. 11th KASHISH: Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
5. 32nd Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
6.7th Antakya International Film Festival, Turkey (Best Film)
7. 18th Third Eye Asian Film Festival, India
8. 32nd IMAGE+NATION LGBTQ Film Festival
9. 9th Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival
10. 24th Cheris Cheris Festival- Paris (Paris Gay and Lesbian Film Festival)
11. 3rd Shanghai Queer Film Festival (Grand Jury Prize)
12. 24th LesGaiCineMad (Madrid International LGBTI Film Festival)
13. 13th DIALOGUES: Kolkata International LGBTQ Film Festival
14. 17th Tallgrass Film Festival, United States
15. 19th Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, United States
16. 29th Oslo/Fusion International Film Festival, Norway
17. 3rd Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati (Best Director Award)
18. 7th Reel Desires: Chennai International Queer Film Festival
19. 10th Bangalore Queer Film Festival, India
20. 7th Siliguri Short and Documentary Queer Film Festival, India (Best Short Film)
21. 12th Frago Moorhead LGBT Film Festival, United States
22. 27th Long Beach LGBTQ Film Festival, United States
23. South Asian Queer Film Festival 2020, United States
24. 2nd Pondicherry International Film Festival, India (Best Short Film)
25. 11th QueerFilmFest Rostock, Germany
26. Kovai Queer Film Festival, India
27. 15th Beloit International Film Festival, United States
28. 5th Tarang: Delhi International Queer Theatre and Film Festival, India
29. 9th Bengaluru International Short Film Festival, India
30. 2nd Batanagar Short Film Festival, India (Best Film)
31. 10th Prairie Pride Film Festival, United States
32. 20th Independent Days International Film Festival, Germany
33. 3rd Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, India
34. 7th Leeds Queer Film Festival, United Kingdom
35. 12th Tallahassee Film Festival, United States
36. 8th Toulouse Indian Film Festival, France (Special Jury Mention Award)
37. 4th Out and Loud: Pune International Queer Film Festival, India
38. 3rd South Asian Film Festival, India
39. 6th ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival, China
40. 19th Imagine India Film Festival, Spain
41. 31st Honululu Rainbow Film Festival, United States
42. 9th International Film Festival of South Asia: IFFSA Toronto, Canada
43. Coalition of South Asian Film Festivals (CoSAFF) 2020 [It includes- Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF), Seattle; Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF), Chicago; DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF), Washington DC; Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF), Mississauga/Toronto; Nepal America International Film Festival (NAIFF), Maryland; South Asian Film Festival of Montreal (SAFFM), Montreal; and Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival (VISAFF), Vancouver]
44. 27th Reel Affirmation Film Festival: Washington DC’s International LGBTQ Film Festival, United States
45. 33rd Out on Film: Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival, United States
46. 4th North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival, United States
47. 14th Llamale H - International Film Festival on Sexual and Gender Diversity of Uruguay, Uruguay
48. 1st Calcutta International Short Film Festival, India
49. I View World Human Rights Film Festival 2020, India
50. Yellowstone International Film Festival, India