Partnered by Star, with co-sponsors including Govt. of Maharashtra and PVR Cinemas, this year’s Film Fest will feature films from 49 countries in 51 languages, vying for top honours in various categories. TataSky will highlight select films of MAMI. The selection jury comprising Anu Rangachar (Head, International Programming), Rashid Irani (senior film critic) and Bhardwaj Rangan (freelance film critic), have shortlisted an eclectic mix of 220 films to be exhibited across 19 screens in Mumbai. With trustees like Kiran Rao (Chairperson), Nita Ambani (Co-Chairperson), Anupama Chopra (Festival Director), Karan Johar, Vishal Bharadwaj and Anurag Kashyap among others, one looks forward to experiencing some top-quality cinema! For further details, www.mumbaifilmfestival.com
Jio MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image), Mumbai’s premier Film Festival in its 19th year, graces Mumbai film enthusiasts, from 12 to 18 October, 2017. Parsi Times film critic Hoshang K. Katrak brings you exciting details shared at the press conference, on 14th September.