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Kawase's 'Mourning Forest' closes MAMI's 10th Intl Film Fest

MUMBAI: Mumbai Academy of Moving Images (MAMI) will wind up its 10th International Film Festival by screening Naomi Kawase‘s The Mourning Forest on 13 March.

The Mourning Forest, which won the top honours at the Cannes Film Festival - Palme D‘Or in 2007, is a visual poetry on celluloid that depicts the problems of the Japanese society.


In addition, MAMI will also screen other international films like Katyn (Poland) directed by Andrzej Wajda, Aria (Japan) directed by Takushi Tsubokawa, and Billo, Le Grand Dakhaar (Italy) directed by Laura Muscardin.


NDTV Lumi?re, an initiative to bring contemporary world cinema to India, is the official content partner of the MAMI International Film Festival.


Apart from bringing The Mourning Forest to MAMI, NDTV Lumi?re has showcased contemporary films like Goodbye Bafana - the winner of the Peace Award at the Berlin International Film Festival, Caramel by Nadine Labaki, and Fatih Akin‘s The Edge of Heaven.

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