Mumbai film fest to commence on May 29

May 27, 2022 KRR

Mumbai film fest to commence on May 29 The 17th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) will be held in a hybrid format. The fest, which showcases documentaries, short fiction and animation films, will start from May 29 with the inaugural ceremony at Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli, Mumbai and will conclude with the award distribution ceremony on June 4.

The hybrid component is being facilitated by National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). Bangladesh has been chosen as the 'Country of Focus' this year in commemoration of 50 years of its Independence. A special package of 11 films from Bangladesh including critically acclaimed film 'Hasina: A Daughter's Tale' will be presented at MIFF 2022.

Aspiring film lovers can join the event online since the festival is being held in a hybrid format this year. Nearly 400 documentary, short fiction and animation films from India and across the world will be showcased at this festival. Internationally acclaimed film 'Reena Ki Kahani' will also be screened at the fest.

Animation lovers will be delighted to savour retrospective packages from three countries - Portugal, Russia and Canada. Contribution of Films Division in documentary culture in India will be showcased through a specially curated package, 'Image-Nation'. Special packages like Oscar Film package, curated by Shorts TV, special film packages from Italy and Japan and Indian Panorama will be a point of attraction for film buffs.


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