The eagerly awaited 14th Mumbai Film Festival, Academy of Moving
Image (MAMI) and Reliance Entertainment initiative will be held
from 18 to 25 October.
festival will be held in the south of Mumbai, heart of the City
with NCPA and INOX as the festival venue. This development comes
with growing demand from cinema enthusiasts to accommodate them
in larger number, thereby expand the cinematic and cultural threshold
and enrich their film festival experience.
celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema, Mumbai Film Festival has introduced
a Competition section called "India Gold 2012" for Indian
films with a cumulative cash reward of Rs 15 Lakh.
Festival will pay tribute to Italian Cinema through a special
selection of films in the Celebration of Italian Cinema, organized
in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in India and Mr. Italo
package will include films from all major directors. Restored
Italian classics 'Maciste' (1915) and 'Inferno'
(1911) will form part of the package of restored world classics
that will be screened during the Mumbai Film Festival.
silent movies will be screened with live music at the 14th Mumbai
Film Festival in order to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema
and to bring back the era of silent cinema. This will give the
audience an idea of what early Indian cinema was like.
addition to screening the best of World cinema to foster a climate
of good cinema, the 14th Mumbai Film Festival aims to scale up
its Film Market, the Mumbai Film Mart this year.