The line-up for the 12th annual Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), consists of 200 films from 58 countries. All the international films to be screened in the main sections of this year’s festival will be Indian, Asian or world premieres. Director, David Fincher’s Social Network will open the Festival on October 21st, 2010. MAMI will be honoring two outstanding film personalities with a presentation of distinctive awards. Honorees include: three times Academy Award Winner Oliver Stone […]
Mumbai International Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Mumbai International Film Festival
WHERE: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Mumbai International Film Festival is the oldest and largest film festival for non-feature films in South Asia, which began in 1990 is organized by the Films Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India. The Organizing Committee of MIFF is headed by the Secretary, I&B and consists of eminent film personalities, documentary makers and film critics.
Apart from films in various competition categories, best documentary short fiction and animation films produced in India and abroad will be screened under special packages including Jury retrospectives and Oscar films, best of festivals. Special packages like European Union films, Irish films, Films from North-East India, Student film packages, Art Sanctuary films, and retrospective of Satyajit Ray and PSBT are being organized. Animation packages from Russia, Finland and Balkans will also be showcased. There will be screening of films in Homage section too.
On the sidelines, cinematography and editing workshops will be held during the festival providing a rich and wholesome experience for film makers and cineastes.