Mumbai film festival to screen 430 documentaries, short and animation films

The festival will begin with with Oscar nominated 'I Am Not Your Negro'

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Geetanjali Minhas | January 25, 2018 | Mumbai


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The 15th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films beginning from January 28 will showcase 430 documentaries, short and animation films from across 40 countries.

The week-long festival organised by the film division of the ministry of information and broadcasting will be held at Films Division Complex and nearby Russian Culture Centre.

The festival will open with 2017 Oscar nominated documentary on American civil rights movement, 'I Am Not Your Negro.' Contemporary films in the International and National competition, best documentary short and animation films produced in India and abroad under special packages including Jury Retrospectives and Best of Fests will be screened.

Films of Ivan Maximov of Russia, Baret Ilk of Turkey and Lea Zagury of Brazil, films from top documentary film festivals like Berlinale, HotDocs, Canada, Melbourne Documentary Festival and Guanajuato Film Festival, Mexico will be screened during the festival. Retrospectives of veteran Iranian film maker Rakshan Benietemad, French film maker Dominic Dubosc, Mudhushree Dutta and noted animator Bhimsain Khurana will be screened.

Films made by students of FTII, Satyajit Ray Film & TV Institute and other film institutes will also be screened during the festival.

The festival directorats has received a record 790 entries with 194 entries from 32 countries in the International competition and 596 entries in the national competition

 

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