Mumbai International Film Festival: Here’s All You Need To Know

The 17th Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction, and Animation Films (MIFF-2022) will take place at the Films Division complex in Mumbai from May 29 to June 4, 2022. The Films Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, organises MIFF.

Films that shot to completion between September 1, 2019, and December 31, 2021, are eligible to compete in MIFF-2022.

The highly anticipated Mumbai International Film Festival is back with a bang in its 17th edition. Moreover, with over 400 films on offer! It is one of the oldest and largest film festivals for non-feature films in South Asia. Also, had an exciting inaugural event on 20th May.

After receiving an overwhelming response, especially after the immersive extravaganza of the 16th Edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) we cant wait to see what’s next!

Mumbai International Film Festival

The Mumbai International Cinema Festival (MIFF) is also about the unusual. However, it is nevertheless an ideal combination for film aficionados and art lovers looking for heartwarming stories. The hybrid format of the 17th Edition of MIFF, interestingly, includes a free digital viewing option. The festival’s key features include the following: Homage, Special Package, Special Screening, Masterclass, and Workshops. MIFF will also screen Oscar-nominated films. There’s a lot to look forward to at MIFF this year.

Interactive programmes such as workshops, masterclasses, open forums, and B2B sessions are among the event’s highlights.

MIFF has always stressed the importance of documentary films in meeting people’s information needs. The delegate fee is at a reasonable rate of R. 300/- in order to make MIFF a people’s festival. Film students and media, on the other hand, do not have to pay an entry fee.

Here’s the website for Mumbai International Film Festival.

The Golden Conch award, which comes with a cash prize of Rs 10 lakhs, will be given to the festival’s best film. Other awards will be given out at the festival in several categories.

Mumbai International Film Festival

For the first time, children under the age of 18 will be able to attend the Mumbai International Film Festival. Moreover, they can see two animated children’s films, ‘Mighty Little Bheem: I Love Taj Mahal’ and also ‘Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama.’

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In a video message, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Anurag Thakur observed, “Documentary cinema has the greatest impact.” It informs, inspires, and stimulates societal change. Moreover, it also serves as a tool that cuts through cultures and borders.”

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