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MAMI Mumbai Film Festival partners with International Kids Film Festival

Starting today, the festival will run till 20 December and screen over 150 movies from 40 countries online.

14 days ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

Kislay’s Commodity wins Busan award at Asian Project Market

The Indian filmmaker was awarded $15,000 from the Busan Metropolitan Council to finance his next feature.

about 1 month ago — Our Correspondent

Review Hindi

Cinestaan Curates: MAD is a captivating film that fuses craft with sensitivity

Vinod Rawat gives us an unconventional film that exhibits the ways in which the mother and daughter carve out a sanctuary for themselves.

about 1 month ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Cargo trailer: Vikrant Massey's lone Rakshas gets a companion in Shweta Tripathi

Written and directed by Arati Kadav, the sci-fi film uses humour and weird situations to approach complex philosophical questions.

3 months ago — Suyog Zore


Ivan Ayr’s Meel Patthar, Arun Karthick’s Nasir feature in 22nd Jio MAMI's official line-up of Indian films 

The festival, which announced the films from its India Gold, India Story and Dimensions Mumbai sections, has been tentatively scheduled for October 2021.

3 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Indian

Coronavirus update: MAMI's Mumbai Film Festival postponed to 2021 amid pandemic

India's biggest non-government film festival is held annually in Mumbai in the month of October.

4 months ago — Our Correspondent

Review Malayalam

Moothon review: Nivin Pauly shines in this dark and visceral drama

Geethu Mohandas transports you from a beautiful coastal town in Lakshadweep to dingy rooms and dirty bylanes in Mumbai in Moothon.

4 months ago — Suyog Zore

Review Hindi

Aani Maani review: Brave attempt at narrating an uncomfortable truth

The feature film, directed by Fahim Irshaad, portrays without drama the current political situation in Uttar Pradesh.

4 months ago — Keyur Seta

Article Hindi Malayalam

MAMI ties up with MUBI to showcase a film a month

The collaboration starts with Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s film S Durga (2018), which will be available free for 24 hours for members of the MAMI Year Round Programme.

5 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Tamil

The relevance of Nasir is something to be ashamed of: Filmmaker Arun Karthick

Winner of the NETPAC award at the Rotterdam film festival this year, Nasir is being screened at the We Are One global film festival on YouTube today.

6 months ago — Shriram Iyengar

Review Hindi

Natkhat review: Powerful indictment of machismo and gendered power

The film, starring Vidya Balan, was premiered on YouTube as part of the We Are One global film festival.

6 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Article Hindi

Migrant workers' tragedy was not caused by the pandemic, says Eeb Allay Ooo! director Prateek Vats

On his film's inclusion in the 'We Are One' global film festival, Vats said it is relevant now as the COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the apathy of the state towards the plight of migrants.

6 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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MAMI to stream Natkhat, Nasir, Awake and Eeb Allay Ooo! at YouTube’s We Are One festival

The initiative brings together 21 of the world’s leading film festivals.

6 months ago — Our Correspondent

Review English

Awake review: Rumination on the death of relationships

The short film by Atul Mongia is currently available for viewing as part of the MAMI Year Round Programme Home Theatre launched amidst the lockdown.

7 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review English

The Illegal review: This story of immigrants in the US is filled with reality and hope

The film appears as real as a documentary even as it treads the feature-film route. A migrant struggling to make a life in any country will relate with it.

7 months ago — Keyur Seta

Article American

We Are One global festival to merge 20 film festivals; MAMI to represent India

The unified festival will run from 29 May through 7 June on YouTube.

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

MAMI’s year-round film programme goes digital due to the lockdown

The first film to be screened will be Tanuja Chandra's documentary, Aunty Sudha, Aunty Radha on 1 May. 

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

Review Hindi

Bebaak review: Blazing critique of religious authority and patriarchy

With a stellar cast and fine performances, Bebaak dissects the way in which the clergy and patriarchal authority keep women suppressed in the name of religion.

8 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

More avenues have opened up: Cargo director Arati Kadav on the benefits of lockdown, sci-fi, and stories

Arati Kadav, whose work was selected for the SXSW (South by Southwest) Film Festival, speaks about the silver lining around the sudden festival cancellations, living in a suddenly dystopian world, and spreading more sci-fi.

8 months ago — Shriram Iyengar

Review Hindi

Kaamyaab review: Perfect tribute to character artistes of mainstream Hindi cinema

Kaamyaab, directed by Hardik Mehta, sees a moving act by the veteran Sanjay Mishra.

9 months ago — Keyur Seta

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