Global Film Initiative has picked up the rights to Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the Lights by Suman Ghosh for distribution in North America as part of their Global Lens Series . The rights were acquired at the recently concluded Busan International Film Festival where the film was world-premiered in ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section. [...]
These five gems have won the hearts of selectors and programmers of the MFF and secured their respective places in the lineup of the festival.
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14th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) has announced its complete lineup. MFF will be held from October 18th to 25th at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) and Inox, Nariman Point, Liberty Cinemas, Marine Lines as the main festival venues and Cinemax, Andheri and Cinemax Sion as the satellite venues. The festival will screen [...]
Anand Gandhi’s “Ship of Theseus” and Musa Syeed’s “Valley of Saints” have been selected for the international first feature film competition of the 14th Mumbai Film Festival 2012. Thirteen debut feature films from all over the world will compete for the USD 200,000 cash awards of 14th Mumbai Film Festival. Gandhi’s “Ship of Theseus” recently [...]
Producer of “Star Wars” Gary Kurtz will preside over the ‘India Gold 2012’ jury. This jury will select the winners of two cash prizes of INR 1 million and INR 500,000. Other members of India Gold Jury are:- Geoffrey Gilmore, Chief Creative officer at Tribeca Enterprises of the Tribeca Film Festival Christian Jeune, Head, Film [...]
14th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) announced its complete lineup today in a press conference. MFF will be held from October 18th to 25th at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) and Inox, Nariman Point, Liberty Cinemas, Marine Lines as the main festival venues and Cinemax, Andheri and Cinemax Sion as the satellite venues. Click [...]
Veteran Indian actor Waheeda Rehman will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival. Waheeda Rehman is known for her collaborations with Guru Dutt in films like Pyasa (1957), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959) and Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam. Her other prominent films include C.I.D. (1956), Solva Saal (1958), Baat Ek Raat [...]
The Mumbai Film Festival has announced its programming highlights for its 14the edition running from 18th to 25th October, 2012. The highlights include Palme d’Or winner of the year Amour by Michael Haneke, Cosmopolis by David Cronenberg, The Angels’ Share by Ken Loach, Beasts of the Southern Wild by Benh Zeitlin, A Throw of Dice by Franz Osten, The Leopard by Luchino Visconti, Once Upon a Time in America by Sergio Leone, On the Road by Walter Salles, Rust and Bone by Jacques Audiard and Blancanieves (Snow White) by Pablo Berger.
Dimensions Mumbai, a short film competition of the Mumbai Film Festival, organized by MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image) invites young Mumbaikars below the age of 25 years, to showcase their talent. Participants are required to create short films of maximum five minutes based on the theme ‘Essence of Mumbai’ in any format. The festival [...]