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Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star selects Qube Wire for movie distribution and delivery

19-October-2018

Qube Wire offers complete flexibility and ensures reliable content logistics and key management

 

Mumbai, 19 October, 2018: Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) which organises India’s leading film festival has partnered with Qube Cinema for the Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star. Qube Wire is the technical partner for the festival.

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is Asia’s biggest film festival that brings together renowned film talent from all over the world converging with the Indian industry from across the country in Mumbai.  MAMI was founded in 1997 by renowned film professionals from the Indian Film Industry to create an annual international film festival in India that brings the best of cinema to the audience. This edition of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star will celebrate its 20th year milestone. 

 

Apart from the festival, the academy curates and runs a unique Year-Round Programme that sustains conversations around cinema throughout the year and makes cutting edge cinema from India and across the world available to audiences year-round.

 

At Jio MAMI with Star, the emphasis has always been on presenting a filmmaker’s vision as intended by them. The festival only showcases DCPs and gives the utmost importance to ensuring that the technicals of each screening  adhere to the highest global standards.

 

“Qube Cinema has been working with the festival to further our vision of being a truly world-class festival. With over 220 films screening at the festival in over 18 screens, the logistics behind the process of screening a film with all the technicals in place are vast. We are thrilled to collaborate again for this edition with Qube Cinema.” said Anupama Chopra, Festival Director of MAMI.

 

“MAMI is partnering with Qube Cinema for the 8th consecutive year. This year Qube Wire has proven to be a great solution and will help eliminate the pain of managing the content and keys for a number of movies. Filmmakers from many countries take advantage of Qube Wire to eliminate their logistical nightmares.” said Sharmila Vasudevan, Regional Marketing Head of Qube Cinema.

 

With the Qube Wire service, the process of physical Digital Cinema Package (DCP) transportation for a film festival has now been enabled online. Qube Wire will also manage the DCPs and Key Delivery Messages (KDMs) of all film screenings during the 20th edition of this prestigious film festival. The dedicated festival module in Qube Wire will eliminate the risk of drive failures and corrupted content associated with physical delivery and storage. The Qube Wire cloud platform acts as a central hub for all content, transforming the distribution process and ensuring that KDMs are always targeted to the correct screen devices.

 

The Qube Wire service is now available across 134 countries for delivery of movie content. The territories where Qube Wire content delivery services are now available include major regions of the world in both developing and mature markets, from Southeast Asia to Africa to Europe and the Americas. 

 

Qube Cinema has added new features to the Qube Wire platform to simplify the digital cinema distribution workflow. The new features include broadband and satellite delivery to theatres, Wire Safe™, SMPTE FLM format support and an interesting data visualisation feature, What’s-on-Wire (WOW).

 

Qube Wire has been the distribution partner of many prestigious international film festivals across the world. The prominent film festivals include the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, New York Indian Film Festival, MAMI Film Festival and International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa. 

 

The 20th edition of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star will take place between the 25th October to 1st November, 2018. Registrations are now open to the 7-day movie festival. You can register at www.bookmy.show/mami. Screened at multiple venues across the city, the festival is an opportunity for all film lovers to witness and encourage the emerging talent of the industry. 

 

About Qube Wire

Qube Wire is a self-service, single-window system for global theatrical distribution. With a simple but comprehensive user interface, distributors can manage their digital cinema assets, assign territorial rights for their content and have their Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) and keys (aka Key Delivery Messages or KDMs) delivered to movie theatres across the world. Theatres can manage their own digital cinema device details and access their Universal Inbox on the Qube Wire service as well.

To sign up for the Qube Wire service, visit www.qubewire.com

About Qube Cinema,Inc.

Qube Cinema,Inc. is a provider of end-to-end digital cinema technology and solutions. The company draws on decades of experience in cinema and provides a seamless digital environment for exhibitors, filmmakers and post-production companies with DCI compliant products that are flexible, reliable and cost-effective.

For further information, visit www.qubecinema.com

About MAMI

Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), India’s leading platform for cinematic disruption and discovery, was founded in 1997 by film industry stalwarts headed by Late Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The main purpose of founding the academy was to give India an annual international film festival which the film industry and the country can be proud of. MAMI is a change-agent emboldening theater, audiences and the industry in India to embrace the new, independent and the best of cinema that deserves to be discovered. 2018 marks the 20th year of the festival and the mission statement stated by the MAMI Board of Trustees in 1997 continues to be a reflection of the initiative, "We feel it is the need of the hour to disseminate and inculcate good cinema among Indian audiences. The only way to achieve this is to celebrate cinema by hosting an international film festival in Mumbai which is the birthplace of Indian Cinema) and its film and entertainment capital. MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image) is committed to start Mumbai's first independent international film festival organized by practicing film makers." 

MAMI organizes the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, an annual international film festival which engages film lovers from all walks of life across the city and country and aims to foster a climate of good cinema. For more information on MAMI, visit:https://www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/ . Apart from the Mumbai Film Festival, 

 

About Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festuval with Star

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is the most immersive and comprehensive program that celebrates the diverse cinematic voices of our country through an international annual platform that instills pride in audiences and unites the film fraternity. The festival is organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), which was founded by a group of film industry stalwarts in 1997 and was conceived and created with an aim to engage film lovers from all walks of life, and to foster an ideal climate of good cinema across the country by presenting the best of global and Indian cinema. The academy’s vision is to celebrate cinema by hosting the annual international film festival in Mumbai, India's film and entertainment capital. 

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Follow us on social media: Facebook: @MumbaiFilmFestival ; Instagram: MumbaiFilmFestival ; Twitter: @MumbaiFilmFest

 

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Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota announced as the opening film for the Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star

08-October-2018

After creating waves in Toronto, Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota will have its Asia Premiere

Mumbai, 8thOctober 2018: After presenting a remarkable line-up of movies at the festival this year, the Jio MAMI 20thMumbai Film Festival with Star has just taken it up a notch by announcing the opening film for the 20th edition of the festival.  

Presented by RSVP, Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota, which is written and directed by Vasan Bala and produced by Ronnie Screwvala will kickstart the festival this year.  The film recently won the Grolsch People's Choice Midnight Madness Award at the acclaimed Toronto International Film Festival, an extremely prestigious win for any filmmaker. 

An action comedy film about a young man born without pain receptors, it marks the debut of actress Bhagyashree’s son Abhimanyu Dassani. It is an entertaining story of a man who feels no pain, on a mission to rid the world of muggers. The movie also stars Radhika Madan, Gulshan Devaiah and celebrated actor and director Mahesh Manjrekar. 

Speaking on the success of their film, Director and Writer Vasan Bala said, “It's like homecoming for me. To not just be attending the Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star but opening it with a dream nurtured over years and brought to existence by Ronnie Screwvala's fearless and absolute backing. I am honoured and thrilled to be walking into the cinema hall, with the team of Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota and sharing the film for the first time on my home ground.”

Ronnie Screwvala said, “After winning the Midnight Madness section at TIFF, Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota is now the opening film at the prestigiousJio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star in India. We at RSVP are very proud of all the accolades this genre defining film is garnering.” 

Smriti Kiran, Creative Director, MAMI Mumbai Film Festival said, “We are thrilled that Vasan Bala's film is Opening MAMI in its 20th year. We have always had immense faith in his talent. An Indian filmmaker with a singularly distinct voice will screen his work for the first time in Asia at Jio MAMI with Star. We couldn't have asked for a better start to this year's edition." 

The 20th edition of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star will take place between the 25th October to 1st November, 2018.Registrationsare open to the 7-day movie festival. You can register at http://www.bookmy.show/mami

ABOUT MAMI

Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), India’s leading platform for cinematic disruption and discovery, was founded in 1997 by film industry stalwarts headed by Late Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The main purpose of founding the academy was to give India an annual international film festival which the film industry and the country can be proud of. MAMI is a change-agent emboldening theater, audiences and the industry in India to embrace the new, independent and the best of cinema that deserves to be discovered. 2018 marks the 20th year of the festival and the mission statement stated by the MAMI Board of Trustees in 1997 continues to be a reflection of the initiative, "We feel it is the need of the hour to disseminate and inculcate good cinema among Indian audiences. The only way to achieve this is to celebrate cinema by hosting an international film festival in Mumbai which is the birthplace of Indian Cinema) and its film and entertainment capital. MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image) is committed to start Mumbai's first independent international film festival organized by practicing film makers." 

MAMI organizes the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, an annual international film festival which engages film lovers from all walks of life across the city and country and aims to foster a climate of good cinema. For more information on MAMI, visit:https://www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/ . Apart from the Mumbai Film Festival, 

ABOUT JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL with STAR

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is the most immersive and comprehensive program that celebrates the diverse cinematic voices of our country through an international annual platform that instills pride in audiences and unites the film fraternity. The festival is organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), which was founded by a group of film industry stalwarts in 1997 and was conceived and created with an aim to engage film lovers from all walks of life, and to foster an ideal climate of good cinema across the country by presenting the best of global and Indian cinema. The academy’s vision is to celebrate cinema by hosting the annual international film festival in Mumbai, India's film and entertainment capital. 

Log onto:www.mumbaifilmfestival.com

Follow us on social media: Facebook: @MumbaiFilmFestival; Instagram: MumbaiFilmFestival; Twitter: @MumbaiFilmFest

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Sanchita Bagchi| +91 8291363123 | Sanchita.Bagchi@edelman.com

Erica D’souza | +91 97692 74053 | Erica.Dsouza@edelman.com

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Authors, filmmakers converge at the ‘Word to Screen Market’ of Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star; over 200 books were up for optioning 


31-August-2018

~ Sonam K Ahuja - the festival champion addressed guests at the closing day of the Word to Screen market ~ 

~ ‘Word to Screen Market’ is a pioneering platform that engages the literary world directly with visual content creators~

Mumbai, 31st August 2018: Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star successfully hosted the third edition of its ‘Word to Screen Market’. Held over two days at JW Marriott Juhu in Mumbai, the event witnessed many firsts compared to the previous two editions. Over 200 books across six languages – English, Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam were optioned by authors and publishers to directors and production houses. 

What could be deemed as a commendable milestone, to accommodate the large volume of books, the market took place over two days, unlike the previous years when it was held just for a day. ‘Authors Corner’ was another new addition to the market, this year. This session saw a curated mix of seasoned and breakthrough Indian authors speak about the stories they have penned, which they feel would travel to screen seamlessly. 

On the first day, authors M. Mukundan and Anita Nair conducted the opening session. This was 

followed by various networking sessions with stalwarts from the film and digital world. Director Kabir Khan along with representatives from reputed production houses such as: Dharma Productions, Yash Raj Films, Sony Pictures Network India, Fox Star Studios, Greenlight Productions, Yoodlee Films, Netflix India, Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video, among many others converged for the same.

The second day opened with a keynote address from festival champion - Sonam K Ahuja, who spoke about the Word to Screen Market and her passion for good stories that deserve to be adapted on-screen. She also hosted a fun tête-à-tête with eminent authors from the ‘Authors Corner,’ which included: M. Mukundan, Anita Nair, Jerry Pinto, Namita Devidayal, Saikat Majumdar, Amrita Narayanan, Amrita Mahale and Nikhil Pradhan, among others. Also lending his support to the market, were filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Siddharth P Malhotra, Ram Madhvani, Alankrita Shrivastava and Vikramaditya Motwane who met with some of the literary greats, present at the event. 

A total of 27 publishing houses from across India such as Harper Collins, Duckbill, Penguin Random House, Juggernaut Books, Rajkamal Prakashan to name a few, were a part of this two-day market. 

Smriti Kiran, Creative Director – Jio MAMI with Star India, stated, “At the Word to Screen Market our primary aim is to find good stories. These stories do not necessarily have to be woke but it would be nice if they are mindful. The paramount criterion is a powerful narrative. We are humbled and delighted with the overwhelming response that the market has received this year; its growth has been tremendous. Over 200 books across six languages have been pitched to directors and production houses, makes the market a unique platform to facilitate the best content for filmmaking in the country but above all this market has fueled and propelled conversations which is what we wanted and now we leave them to create magic.”     

Sonam K Ahuja, Festival Champion said, “I am excited to be here. Books are my first love and films my job. The platform keeps growing each year since inception and as an actor its always very difficult to find good stories to tell through your craft. I hope through the ‘Word to Screen Market’   there will be more relevant films being made with better content. It’s a great movement that has started and I hope to be associated with it year after year.” 

An industry-first initiative, the ‘Word to Screen Market’ is conceptualized and creatively helmed by Kiran Rao, Anupama Chopra and Smriti Kiran. The coveted booklists at the market are curated by Publisher Arpita Das along with a robust selection committee that comprises some of the best names from the literature and film worlds.

For more information. on this please log on to https://www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/

ABOUT MAMI

Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), India’s leading platform for cinematic disruption and discovery, was founded in 1997 by film industry stalwarts headed by Late Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The main purpose of founding the academy was to give India an annual international film festival which the country can be proud of. MAMI is a change-agent emboldening audience and the industry in India to embrace the new, independent and the best of cinema. 2018 marks the 20th year of the festival and the mission statement stated by the MAMI Board of Trustees in 1997 continues to be a guiding light of the initiative, "We feel it is the need of the hour to disseminate and inculcate good cinema among Indian audiences. The only way to achieve this is to celebrate cinema by hosting an international film festival in Mumbai which is the birthplace of Indian Cinema) and its film and entertainment capital. MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image) is committed to start Mumbai's first independent international film festival organized by practicing film makers." 

MAMI organizes the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, an annual international film festival which engages film lovers from all walks of life across the city and country and aims to foster a climate of good cinema. For more information on MAMI, visit: https://www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/. 

Apart from the Mumbai Film Festival, the Year Round Programme is a unique initiative which is run under the aegis of MAMI, which brings the latest films, workshops and conversation sessions to film lovers throughout the year. For more information and to sign up for the programme, visit: www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/mamiyearroundprogramme

ABOUT JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL with STAR

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is the most immersive and comprehensive program that celebrates the diverse cinematic voices of our country through an international annual platform that instills pride in audiences and unites the film fraternity. The festival is organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), which was founded by a group of film industry stalwarts in 1997 and was conceived and created with an aim to engage film lovers from all walks of life, and to foster an ideal climate of good cinema across the country by presenting the best of global and Indian cinema. The academy’s vision is to celebrate cinema by hosting the annual international film festival in Mumbai, India's film and entertainment capital. 

Apart from the Festival, the academy hosts the Year Round Programme - a unique initiative which is run under the aegis of MAMI, which brings the latest films, workshops and conversation sessions to film lovers throughout the year (for more information visit: www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/mamiyearroundprogramme). 

Log onto: www.mumbaifilmfestival.com

Follow us on social media: Facebook: @MumbaiFilmFestival ; Instagram: MumbaiFilmFestival ; Twitter: @MumbaiFilmFest

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Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) partners with Edelman India to drive the PR and Digital mandate for the 20th edition of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

22-August-2018

Mumbai, August 22nd, 2018: Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), India’s leading platform for cinematic disruption and discovery, has appointed Edelman India to drive their Public Relations and Digital mandate for the upcoming edition of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star. The mandate focuses on driving strategic communication programmes for their annual property, the film festival. Edelman’s extensive experience in building brands and the firm’s expertise in running large format events, makes this an apt partnership.

MAMI was founded in 1997 by renowned film professionals from the Indian Film Industry to create an annual international film festival in India that brings the best of cinema to the audience and also creates a world class film festival that can find a pride place in the film festival map of the world. This edition of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star will celebrate its 20th year milestone. 

Apart from the festival, the academy curates and runs a unique Year-Round Programme that sustains conversations around cinema throughout the year and makes cutting edge cinema from India and across the world available to audiences year-round. 

With its experienced team of media strategists, content creators and creative thinkers, Edelman is strongly poised to drive communications for the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star and help it engage with a wide audience. 

Creative Director - MAMI, Smriti Kiran said, “We are taking steps every year to strengthen our footprint and also strengthen the organization. For us, the next five years are years of institution building. A consummate film space does not exist in India and this is the one opportunity we have to create that entity. Getting Edelman on board is a step in this direction. They are one of the best integrated communications agencies in India comprising of Digital and PR professionals rooted in content. That is what we need. Disseminators who have a deep understanding of the work we do. I believe they will take the festival and the academy to the next level.”

“We have a national team that understands the mechanics of driving successful large-format events well. Managing multiple stakeholders, conversations and expectations, while telling a compelling and coherent story is a skill that our teams have developed over the years. Our earned-centric thinking and deep local understanding will help us craft a strong programme for the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star and we’re truly excited about this partnership,” said Himanshu Saxena, Brand Head, Edelman India.

ABOUT MAMI

Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), India’s leading platform for cinematic disruption and discovery, was founded in 1997 by film industry stalwarts headed by Late Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The main purpose of founding the academy was to give India an annual international film festival which the country can be proud of. MAMI is a change-agent emboldening audience and the industry in India to embrace the new, independent and the best of cinema. 2018 marks the 20th year of the festival and the mission statement stated by the MAMI Board of Trustees in 1997 continues to be a guiding light of the initiative, "We feel it is the need of the hour to disseminate and inculcate good cinema among Indian audiences. The only way to achieve this is to celebrate cinema by hosting an international film festival in Mumbai which is the birthplace of Indian Cinema) and its film and entertainment capital. MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image) is committed to start Mumbai's first independent international film festival organized by practicing film makers." 

MAMI organizes the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, an annual international film festival which engages film lovers from all walks of life across the city and country and aims to foster a climate of good cinema. For more information on MAMI, visit: https://www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/ . Apart from the Mumbai Film Festival, the Year Round Programme is a unique initiative which is run under the aegis of MAMI, which brings the latest films, workshops and conversation sessions to film lovers throughout the year. For more information and to sign up for the programme, visit: www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/mamiyearroundprogramme

ABOUT JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL with STAR

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is the most immersive and comprehensive program that celebrates the diverse cinematic voices of our country through an international annual platform that instills pride in audiences and unites the film fraternity. The festival is organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), which was founded by a group of film industry stalwarts in 1997 and was conceived and created with an aim to engage film lovers from all walks of life, and to foster an ideal climate of good cinema across the country by presenting the best of global and Indian cinema. The academy’s vision is to celebrate cinema by hosting the annual international film festival in Mumbai, India's film and entertainment capital. 

Apart from the Festival, the academy hosts the Year Round Programme - a unique initiative which is run under the aegis of MAMI, which brings the latest films, workshops and conversation sessions to film lovers throughout the year (for more information visit: www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/mamiyearroundprogramme). 

Log onto: www.mumbaifilmfestival.com

Follow us on social media: Facebook: @MumbaiFilmFestival ; Instagram: MumbaiFilmFestival ; Twitter: @MumbaiFilmFest

ABOUT EDELMAN INDIA

Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. With a team of over 350 professionals, Edelman has a presence across 8 locations and a representative network covering 200+ cities in India.

For further details, please contact:

Shahana Dalal | +91 9920058272 | Shahana.dalal@edelman.com

Anuja Telang | +91 9022072428 | Anuja.Telang@edelman.com

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20th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star to the host 3rd edition of ‘Word to Screen Market’

01-August-2018

~ Sonam Kapoor is the festival champion of the two-day event ~

~ Over 200 books will be optioned at the Word to Screen Market ~ 

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MAMI (Year Round Programme) Announces Collaboration with Carnival Cinemas

12-April-2018

Majid Majidi’s Beyond The Clouds and Sundance breakout title Babis Makridis’s Pity to mark the beginning of the collaboration between MAMI (Year Round Programme) and Carnival Cinemas

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JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL with Star ANNOUNCES the award winners of its 19TH EDITION

23-October-2017

Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star announced the winners across its 7 distinct categories this evening at a star-studded ceremony at the JW Marriott, Juhu. Attended by top of the line guests from the Indian and international film community, the Closing Night ceremony honoured the filmmakers in the various competition categories: INDIA GOLD, INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, OXFAM-MAMI AWARD for best film in Gender Equality, BOOK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN WRITING ON CINEMA, DIMENSIONS MUMBAI, MAMI-ROYAL STAG BARREL SELECT LARGE SHORT FILMS, HALF TICKET AND YOUNG CRITICS LAB.

 

Actors Radhika Apte and Sayani Gupta were the presenters for the evening.

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In remembrance of Om Puri and Kundan Shah, the Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star go down memory lane of Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron

15-October-2017

Mumbai, 15th October: Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a cult comedy film which released in 1983. It is one of Kundan Shah’s notable works. MAMI brings alive the magic of Kundan Shah’s Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro in an interactive session with the team of the film. A screening of the same was hosted at PVR ECX which was followed by a Q&A where the panel comprised of Satish Kaushik, Ranjit Kapoor, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Sudhir Mishra which was curated by Victor Acharya.

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JIO MAMI 19th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR LAUNCHES THE MAMI MOVIE MANDI

14-October-2017

Mumbai, 15th October, 2017: Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star launched MAMI's new initiative - the first online platform for curated Indian content: MAMI Movie Mandi at the JW Marriott, Juhu. 

One of MAMI’s core focus areas as an academy is to bolster filmmakers in India through platforms that enable conversations with the global film fraternity. As an online platform, MAMI Movie Mandi will connect Indian Filmmakers to buyers, agents, festivals across the world and increase discoverability and visibility for Indian films, thus bridging the gap between filmmaking and film sales. Film markets are platforms for revenue, recognition and discovery for independent films. MAMI decided to create this platform online to ensure that geography doesn’t come in the way of discovery of Indian films and talent. 

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THE GOLDEN CURTAIN OPENS AT JIO MAMI 19th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR AT THE ICONIC LIBERTY CINEMA

13-October-2017

Mumbai, October 12, 2017: The 19th edition of Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star had a grand opening ceremony at the iconic Liberty Cinema as world-renowned filmmakers from all over the world, talent and Bollywood stars walked the red carpet to celebrate the city’s very own film festival. The Liberty Cinema is a heritage site and a noted Art Deco building, representing a long-standing association with art, literature, theatre and music.

 

Bollywood came in full support at the opening ceremony Red Carpet which was attended by Aamir Khan, Kangana Ranaut, Kalki Koechlin, Anupam Kher, Sridevi, Boney Kapoor, Nandita Das, Shahana Goswami, Tannishtha Chatterjee,  Ayan Mukerji, Adar Poonawalla, Tara Sharma to name a few.

 

Festival Chairperson, Kiran Rao, hosted the event. Also, present were Co-Chairperson Nita Ambani, Festival Director Anupama Chopra, and other Board of Directors including Anurag Kashyap, Riteish Deshmukh, Kaustubh Dhavse and Siddharth Roy Kapur.

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Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star screens Ektara Collective’s ‘Turup’ (Checkmate) as a special inclusive screening organized in association with Point of View

12-October-2017

Screening for the visually impaired

 

Mumbai, 14th October: Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star in association with “Point of View” screens Ektara Collective’s ‘Turup’ (Checkmate).

 

The film is made by Ektara Collective which is a Bhopal-based independent, autonomous, non-funded and informal group of individuals who seek to collaborate creatively with various communities to make films that are rooted in their own reality and individual experiences.  

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Renowned Actor ​Sharmila Tagore to receive ​the ‘Excellence in Cinema India Award’ at the Opening C​eremony of the ​Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star

11-October-2017

The Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star will host its grand opening ceremony on the 12th of October at The Liberty Cinema. One of the biggest highlights of the evening will be the felicitation of veteran​ actor​ Sharmila Tagore with the ‘Excellence in Cinema Award-India​'

 

Having started her career in 1957, Sharmila Tagore has worked in more than 100 Hindi and Bengali films. Her vast talent shone through with​ memorable films like The World of Apu (1959), Devi (1960), Dak Ghar (1964), An Evening in Paris (1967), Aradhana (1969), Amar Prem (1970), Chupke Chupke (1975), Mausam (1975), Abar Aranye (2003), Antaheen (2009), to name a few. Of her two National Film Awards, one is for Gautam Ghose’s Abar Aranye and the other is for Mausam, directed by Gulzar. She has led the Indian Censor Board from 2004 to 2011.

 

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​​ Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star is happy to announce the second edition of The New Medium – Footage Films.

10-October-2017

Jio MAMI 19th ​Mumbai Film Festival with Star is happy to announce the second edition of The New Medium – Footage Films. A film program​me that takes a historical look at cinema as an inherently new medium, bringing to the screen both work by cutting-edge contemporary artists as well as seminal films that let us experience first-hand how we got here, and give us clues to where we may go in the future. The New Medium II (TNM II) is curated by Mumbai-based artist and filmmaker Shaina Anand.

 

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Qube Cinema celebrates 7 years of technical collaboration with Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with STAR

09-October-2017

The 19th edition of Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is all set to roll on 12 October and has lined up an exciting array of 200 plus films. The line-up of films includes the best of world cinema and Indian cinema. 

 

The journey of MAMI over nineteen years has been remarkable and to see where we have reached today is very satisfying. We want this platform to help filmmakers find their voice. Qube Cinema has always provided tremendous technical support over the last 7 years to the festival. Qube Wire is also helping us bypass the traditional shipping method of receiving the DCPs. The peace of mind that all files have been tested and delivered to our audiences in a timely manner is priceless.” says Anupama Chopra, Festival Director, MAMI

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Jio MAMI 19TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR CELEBRATES THE FRENCH CONNECTION WITH RENDEZVOUS

08-October-2017

France, the birthplace of cinema, ​has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to cinema. The Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star announced a selection of the best French cinema of this year as part of its Rendezvous with French Cinema section, which celebrates contemporary French filmmaking. ​Rendezvous features the hottest and the most scintillating titles that have garnered worldwide praise at festivals all over the world. 

The lineup includes Academy Award winning director Michel Hazanavicius’s Redoubtable, Claire Denis' Bright Sunshine In, Laura Schroeder’ Barrage, Alain Gomis’s Félicité​, Barbet Schroeder's The Venerable W, Raoul Peck's The Young Karl Marx​ and many more.

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WORLD CINEMA NOW AT A THEATRE NEXT TO YOU JIO MAMI 19TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR PRESENTS THE BEST OF WORLD CINEMA FROM THE 12TH OCTOBER TO 18TH OCTOBER.

08-October-2017

The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star announced 5 new films that will be featured in the World Cinema section in its 19th edition starting 12th October.

 

World Cinema showcases the most acclaimed international films of the year and features XX films from XX countries, including five new titles that just got added to the diverse line-up are Patti Cake$ by Geremy Jasper, Wonderstruck by Todd Haynes, ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, Last Flag Flying by Richard Linklater, Manifesto by Julian Rosefeldt to name a few.

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Marathi Talkies will screen 6 debut Films at the Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with STAR

06-October-2017

Sandeep Modi's Chumbak and Deepak Gawade's Idak to Word Premiere

The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, in its 19th edition celebrates the bold new face of Marathi Cinema by showcasing 6 debut films in the second edition of the much loved Marathi cinema section - Marathi Talkies.

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HALF TICKET - A WINDOW TO THE WORLD OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS' CINEMA

06-October-2017

The Half Ticket section of Jio MAMI 19TH Mumbai Film Festival With Star brings children and young adults (Ages 5 to 17 years) unforgettable cinema from around the world.

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INDIA’S ONLY MOVIE CARNIVAL IS BACK ! JIO MAMI MOVIE MELA WITH STAR IN ITS 3RD EDITION ROPES IN MORE CELEBRITIES AND MORE FUN…

18-September-2017

Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star will get you all the answers and more! We bring you a day filled with everything you love about the movies: Stars, Stories, Film Merchandise, Memorabilia and Finger-licking Food to go with it. Hotel Tulip Star in Juhu will host the Mela on Saturday, 7th October, 2017. Gates will open at 9:30 am. There are back-to-back sessions with your favourite magic makers that put you in the front seat and make you part of the process of making movies.

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Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star Announced the After Dark Lineup!

16-September-2017

The Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star announces the lineup for its popular After Dark section. 2017 marks the third edition of the section, which has fast become a magnet for fans of genre cinema.  

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The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star Unveils the Films and talent lineup for its 19th edition

14-September-2017

The Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star is organized by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), a non-profit trust that aims to foster a culture of good cinema in the country by bringing the best of films and talent the world has to offer. The Festival announced its lineup, brimming over with 220 films, from 49 countries, filmed in 51 languages, at its annual press conference held today at JW Marriott, Juhu, Mumbai.

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An extraordinary evening with Brad Pitt! MAMI and Netflix present a Special Screening of War Machine.

16-August-2017

MAMI and Netflix hosted a Special Screening of War Machine on 24th May, 2017. The screening was followed by a conversation with actor Brad Pitt,director David Michod, producers Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, moderated by Anupama Chopra.

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MAMI YEAR ROUND PROGRAMME PRESENTS THE INDIA PREMIERE OF PARTITION: 1947 IN ASSOCIATION WITH RELIANCE ENTERTAINMENT

15-August-2017

Mumbai, Tuesday, August 15, 2017: In their endeavour to bring the best of cinema from around the world and India to the city, the MAMI Year Round Programme premiered Gurinder Chadha’s Partition: 1947.

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MAMI YEAR ROUND PROGRAMME PRESENTS THE INDIA PREMIERE OF ATOMIC BLONDE IN ASSOCIATION WITH PVR PICTURES AND VKAOO

08-August-2017

Mumbai, Wednesday, August 9 , 2017: In their endeavour to bring the best of cinema from around the world and India to the city, MAMI Year Round Programme premiered David Leitch’s Atomic Blonde tonight.

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The MAMI Year Round Programme Presents the India Premiere of Shanker Raman’s-Gurgaon in association with PVR Cinemas and Jar Pictures

01-August-2017

Mumbai, Tuesday, August 1, 2017: MAMI’s one of its kind year round programme added another premiere to its roster of top of the line premieres this year with the India premiere of  Gurgaon. Gurgaon is National Award-winning cinematographer Shanker Raman’s directorial debut.

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MAMI PRESENTS THE INDIA PREMIERE OF VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS IN ASSOCIATION WITH PVR PICTURES AND MVP

24-July-2017

Mumbai, Tuesday, July 25, 2017: Last night, MAMI as part of its growing year round programme premiered Valerian, The City of A Thousand Planets. Directed by the legendary filmmaker Luc Besson, the film is based on the French science fiction comic series Valérian and Laureline, written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mézières. 

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MAMI Year Round Programme in association with Sony Pictures Entertainment-India presents a Special Screening of Baby Driver - Baby Driver World Premiered at the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas -

29-June-2017

Mumbai, Thursday, June 29, 2017: The MAMI Year round programme in association with Sony Pictures Entertainment- India had a special screening for director Edgar Wright’s BABY DRIVER at PVR ECX, Andheri, Mumbai.

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The MAMI Year Round Programme in association with MVP Entertainment presents The India Premiere of The Big Sick - Starring Anupam Kher, screenplay by comedian - Kumail Nanjiani -

28-June-2017

Mumbai, Wednesday, June 28, 2017: The MAMI Year round programme in association with MVP Entertainment presented the India Premiere of director Michael Showalter’s The Big Sick at PVR ECX, Andheri, Mumbai.

Actor Anupam Kher and MAMI festival director Anupama Chopra introduced the film to excited members of the year round programme.

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MAMI Year Round Programme members had an exciting date with Isabelle Huppert on screen at the India Premiere of Laura Schroeder’s Barrage

06-June-2017

Tuesday, 6th June 2017 (Mumbai): Film lovers in Mumbai were enthralled by celebrated actor Isabelle Huppert’s magnificent performance in Laura Schroeder’s Barrage. The film, which had its World Premiere in February at the Berlin Film Festival, was screened tonight at PVR Juhu as part of the popular Year Round Programme at MAMI.

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Jio MAMI Year Round Programme with Star presents a Special Premiere of Haobam Paban Kumar’s Lady of the Lake

16-May-2017

Mumbai, Tuesday, May 16, 2017: Documentary director Haobam Paban Kumar’s debut feature film Lady of the Lake which won the Golden Gateway Award in the India Gold competition at the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star had a special screening at PVR Icon tonight.

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MAMI PRESENTS THE INDIA PREMIERE OF THE LOST CITY OF Z IN ASSOCIATION WITH VKAAO AND PVR PICTURES Directed by the eminent James Gray

09-May-2017

Mumbai, Tuesday May 9, 2017: Tonight, MAMI as part of its growing year round programme premiered The Lost City of Z. Directed by renowned filmmaker James Gray and based on author David Grann's nonfiction bestseller.  

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MAMI with PVR Cinemas PRESENTS THE INDIA PREMIERE OF Berlinale 2017 Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize Winner Felicite

26-April-2017

Mumbai,Wednesday 26: Tonight, MAMI as part of its growing year round programme, premiered the powerful, award winning film Felicite. Directed by Alain Gomis, Felicite won the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at Berlinale this year. 

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“The Zookeeper’s Wife” Premieres in India at MAMI in association with Vkaao and PVR PICTURES

19-April-2017

Mumbai, Tuesday, April 18, 2017: MAMI in association with Vkaao & PVR Pictures premiered the powerful film The Zookeeper’s Wife at PVR Icon, Versova, Mumbai, as part of its year round programme.

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MAMI Presents the India Premiere of Shubhashish Bhutiani’s acclaimed film Mukti Bhawan hosted by Le Reve Cinemas,Bandra

31-March-2017

Mumbai, March 31, 2017: This Friday the MAMI year round programme screened the acclaimed film Mukti Bhawan.  Mukti Bhawan had its world premiere at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival and has since then been showcased at the Busan international Film Festival and the Dubai International Film Festival.

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MAMI PRESENTS A SPECIAL SCREENING OF THE ACADEMY AWARD WINNING FILM THE SALESMAN

20-March-2017

Mumbai, March 20, 2017: On Monday (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image) MAMI with Le Reve Cinemas hosted a special screening of The Salesman. The film written and directed by Iranian auteur Asghar Farhadi, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016, winning awards for Best Screenplay and Best Actor. The film has received immense appreciation globally and won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It was also the winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star last year.

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Jio MAMI Film Club with Star Presents A Special Premiere of Vikramaditya Motwane’s -TRAPPED hosted by Le Reve Cinemas

15-March-2017

Mumbai,Tuesday, March 14, 2017: Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane's latest venture, 'Trapped' starring Rajkummar Rao, which had its world premiere at the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star, was screened to a packed audience on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Le Reve Cinemas, Bandra.

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Internationally Acclaimed Oscar Nominee “Moonlight” Premieres in India with JIO MAMI FILM CLUB WITH STAR in ASSOCIATION WITH Vkaao and PVR PICTURES

08-February-2017

The Jio MAMI Film Club with Star in association with Vkaao premiered the award winning MOONLIGHT at PVR Icon, Versova, Mumbai. The premiere was attended by well-known personalities and actors- Rajkummar Rao, Kabir Khan and Mini Mathur, Rajkummar Rao, Ayan Mukerji, Vasan Bala, Victor Acharya, Shruthi Seth, Maanvi Gagroo, Priyanka Bose, Terence Lewis, Kiran Rao, Jio MAMi Film Festival with Star with Star Chairperson and Kamal Giachandani, CEO, PVR Pictures.

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MAMI PRESENTS THE INDIA PREMIERE OF Oscar Nominated LION IN ASSOCIATION WITH PICTURE WORKS

02-February-2017

MAMI in association with Picture Works today screened the India premiere of LION at PVR Icon, Versova, Mumbai. Lion is the incredible true story of Saroo Brierley’s journey to find his birth mother 20 years after he was accidently separated from her and his family. The film is based on the real-life memoir titled “A Long Way Home”.

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Jio MAMI Film Club with Star premiered Haraamkhor in association with Sikhya Pictures

10-January-2017

Jio MAMI Film Club with Star today premiered HARAMKHOOR at PVR Icon, Versova, Mumbai. Directed by Shlok Sharma, produced by Anurag Kashyap and Guneet Monga, the film received an overwhelming response from the audience at the premiere. The premiere was attended by lead actor of the film Shweta Tripathi as well as actors and well known personalities, Sanjay Suri,Kalki,Sumeet Vyas, Manvi Gagroo,Saba Azad,Vicky Kaushal, Imaad Shah,Sapna Bhavnani,Prabal Punjabi and Amol Parashar along with Shlok Sharma and producer Anurag Kayshap.

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The Jio MAMI Film Club in Association with Viacom18 Motion Pictures Premiered La La Land

24-November-2016

The Jio MAMI Film Club with Star hosted the India premiere of La La Land yesterday in association with Viacom18 Motion Pictures. La La Land is a Lionsgate movie and will be exclusively distributed by Viacom18 Motion Pictures in India. The premiere was screened at PVR Icon, Versova on November 23, 2016.  

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JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR OFFICIALLY CLOSES AFTER A WEEK-LONG MOVIE EXTRAVAGANZA

28-October-2016

The curtain fell on India’s biggest Film Festival, Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star on Thursday, 27th October, 2016. The ceremony took place at Bal Gandharva Rangmandir, Bandra. World-renowned filmmakers, talent and Bollywood stars walked the red carpet to celebrate the end of Mumbai’s very own film festival’s latest edition.

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Fashion And Films At The Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival With Star

27-October-2016

The finale of Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star ended on a high note. A panel discussion was hosted by director and producer Karan Johar highlighting the prominence of Fashion and Films and their link with each other.

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DAY 6 AT JIO MAMI 18th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR

26-October-2016

Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star Wrap​s up​ Day 6 with interesting and diverse events. Th​e ​day ​kicked off with Word To Screen Mart Sonam Kapoor, Ambassador of Word To Screen​ along with Vishal Bharadwaj, Abhishek Kapoor and Jabeen Merchant in conversation with Arpita Das shared sights on how books are adapted on the big screen.

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JIO MAMI 18th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR DAY FIVE WRAP UP

25-October-2016

Day Five at the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star saw some great sessions for film as well as television audiences.

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JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR HOSTED A SOIREE FOR PRIMETIME EMMY AWARD WINNER CARY FUKUNAGA

24-October-2016

On his first visit to India, Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star, in association with Chandon organized an extravagant soirée in honour of Primetime Emmy Award-winner Cary Fukunaga at AER - Bar & Lounge on Monday, October 24, 2016.

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MOVIE MELA AT JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR ENDS ON A HIGH NOTE

23-October-2016

Day 2 of Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star ended on a high note with three panel discussions and up close and personal chats with some of the most celebrated names in the Indian film industry. The panel discussion highlighted different aspect of filmmaking and personal experiences of the celebrities.

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JIO MAMI MOVIE MELA WITH STAR DAY ONE KICKS OFF ON A STAR STUDDED NOTE

22-October-2016

The first day of the Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star kicked off on a star studded note with exciting panels which included a panel on Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, a reunion with the cast and crew of Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar and a screening of Neeraj Pandey's short film Ouch featuring Manoj Bajpayee among others. 

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FASHION GURUS CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN AND PRABAL GURUNG TO GRACE JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR

22-October-2016

French shoe and bag designer Christian Louboutin and popular international designer Prabal Gurung will be part of the FASHION AND FILMS panel at Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star. The duo will join Bollywood director-producer and the host of the panel ‘Fashion and Films’, Karan Johar. Actress Katrina Kaif will join the fashion and film gurus for the panel discussion. Katrina will don a dress designed by Prabal Gurung and Christian Louboutin shoes.

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WEB SERIES GET FULL DAY LINEUP AT JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR’S PLAY

21-October-2016

Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star is back with its exciting and youngest section, PLAY, which celebrates the digital narrative through the best web series of India. And this time, in its second edition, PLAY will feature an entire day’s programming, including world premieres of upcoming series as well as two panels featuring the who’s who of digital in India.

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THE CURTAIN RISES ON THE 18TH EDITION OF THE JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR AT THE ICONIC ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

20-October-2016

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star kicked off its 18th edition with a grand ceremony at the iconic Royal Opera House as world-renowned filmmakers, talent and Bollywood stars walked the red carpet to celebrate the city’s very own film festival.

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JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR ANNOUNCES JURORS FOR DIMENSIONS MUMBAI

19-October-2016

The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is all set to bring back the short film category – ‘Dimensions Mumbai’ for young filmmakers from Mumbai with a power-packed jury. The selected jury represents an exciting mix of influential film makers and actors.

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JIO MAMI MUMBAI 18th FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR INTRODUCES A VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE

19-October-2016

Every year, Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival brings an experience to the city that it has never seen before. This year, the ultimate film experience comes to Jio MAMI with Star, in its 18th edition, powered by the Samsung Gear VR and the Samsung Galaxy Smartphone. At the festival, which is set to kick off on 20th October, Mumbai will be introduced to award winning virtual reality cinema at the Samsung VR lounge. Bringing the immersive and paradigm shifting world of virtual reality for tech savvy, film fanatics, the Samsung VR Lounge will be available to the delegates throughout 22nd and 23rd October, as a part of the festival’s Movie Mela.

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TWENTY-FOUR YEARS LATER JO JEETA WAHI SIKANDAR CAST TO REUNITE AT THE JIO MAMI MOVIE MELA WITH STAR

18-October-2016

Twenty-four years after the release of the super hit film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, the cast and crew of the film will reunite at the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star’s Movie Mela on 22nd October, 2016

 

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JIO MAMI 18th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR SHOWCASES FESTIVAL CONTENT ON ITUNES

18-October-2016

Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival has curated a unique selection of the latest and best past films from the festival on the iTunes Movies Store. With the festival starting on October 20, 2016 fans can now enjoy the best festival selection in the comfort of their homes or on the go.

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JIO MAMI MOVIE MELA WITH STAR TO SHOWCASE THE FIRST LOOK OF BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION

17-October-2016

Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? After watching the National Award winning film, everyone was left with the same question, but couldn’t get any answer.

 Find out the answer at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star which is gearing up to enthrall film lovers with two days dedicated to popular Indian cinema. One of the major highlights of the Movie Mela is the first look of  Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which will be showcased on October 22, 2016.

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JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR TO OPEN HALF TICKET WITH THE LITTLE PRINCE

15-October-2016

Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star to open Half Ticket Vertical with ‘The Little Prince’. The opening film will be screened at PVR, Lower Parel.

 This section presents a variety of acclaimed films to children and young adults to nurture their appetite for distinctive artistic experiences.

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JIO MAMI 18th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR TO PROMOTE CULTURAL EXCHANGE WITH BHUTAN

15-October-2016

Dasho Karma W Penjor, Hon’ble Secretary of Ministry of Information and Communications, Bhutan to lead a nine-member delegation to the Mumbai Film Festival. Jio MAMI with Star Film Festival, in its latest edition, will play host to a 9-member contingent from Bhutan. A versatile team comprising of important members of Department of Information and Media and members from the Bhutan Film Association will represent ‘The Land of the Thunder Dragon’ at the Festival. The objective of this invitation is to help enhance film industry in Bhutan and to engage with film makers, producers and directors to build-up collaborative arrangement and long-term professional working relationships.

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JIO MAMI 18th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR CELEBRATES INNOVATION IN FILMMAKING WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE NEW MEDIUM

12-October-2016

Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star introduces a programme this year called 'The New Medium'. This section will feature the best in innovative filmmaking by scouring the living history of cinema - from its inception to the contemporary moment. 'The New Medium' is formulated and programmed by artist, Shaina Anand who is co-founder of the artist studio CAMP, and the Indian Cinema Foundation. These films will be screened throughout the festival, between 20th to 27th October, 2016.

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VIKRAMADITYA MOTWANE CHOOSES JIO MAMI 18th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF HIS FILM TRAPPED

10-October-2016

Among several firsts, the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star announces a new category titled ‘Spotlight’. 'Spotlight' is a carefully crafted segment of films that recognises Indian cinema’s historical trajectories, celebrates its creative impulses and explores its futures. The section kicks off with the world premiere of Vikramaditya Motwane’s ‘Trapped’.

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JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR LAUNCHES MARATHI TALKIES WITH THE PREMIERE OF ‘VENTILATOR’ PRODUCED BY PRIYANKA CHOPRA

08-October-2016

The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, in its 18th edition celebrates Marathi cinema with the launch of its new segment, Marathi Talkies. The programme will showcase Marathi films through the day at PVR, Lower Parel on October 25, 2016. The film line up has been curated by renowned Marathi film critic, Amol Parchure.

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JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR WELCOMES PRIMETIME EMMY AWARD-WINNER CARY FUKUNAGA

07-October-2016

On his first visit to India, filmmaker Cary Fukunaga to be the guest of honour at Mid-Festival Soirée hosted by Four Seasons’ AER in association with Chandon; Cary Fukunaga to conduct a MasterClass on October 25, 2016 at PVR Icon, Andheri.

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JIO MAMI 18th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR TO LAUNCH A BOOK ON THE CINEMA OF NASIR HUSAIN

07-October-2016

Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star will launch ‘Music, Masti, Modernity – The Cinema of Nasir Husain', written by Akshay Manwani. The book is based on the legendary producer, director and screenwriter Nasir Husain and will be launched at the festival on October 22, 2016. To celebrate the launch of the book, Nasir Husain's cult musical hit, the film 'Teesri Manzil' will be screened at the event.

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THE RED TURTLE TO BE SCREENED AT THE JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR THE RENDEZVOUS SECTION TO FEATURE THE CINEMATIC TREASURE

06-October-2016

Oscar-nominee and animator, Michaël Dudok de Wit,in his debut feature film The Red Turtle, brings a visual treat for film enthusiasts at Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star. The Red Turtle is a French-Belgian-Japanese animated film co-produced by Wild Bunch and Ghibli Studios. This movie will be screened at the festival this year, as part of the “Rendezvous” section which celebrates French cinema.

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TATA SKY LAUNCHES NEW MOVIE SERVICE - ‘TATA SKY MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL'

04-October-2016

Tata Sky, pioneer of innovative services in the Pay-TV industry, has announced to showcase a handpicked array of critically acclaimed films from recent editions of Mumbai Film Festival. These films will be exclusively available to all Tata Sky subscribers on the new service – ‘Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival’. This is the first ever Pay-TV platform to make critically-acclaimed festival films available nationwide.

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The Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with STAR unveils its programming for the festival

29-September-2016

Actor Kangana Ranaut along with the Board of Trustees – Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Rohan Sippy, Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Manish Mundra, Vishal Bhardwaj and Dibakar Banerjee joined Jio MAMI with Star Co-chairperson, Kiran Rao and Festival Director Anupama Chopra to announce over 180 films from 54 countries including features, documentaries, short films that will be showcased at the Festival. The Film Festival will also honour director and screenwriter Sai Paranjpye and acclaimed filmmaker, Jia Zhangke with the ‘Excellence in Cinema’ Award.

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JIO MAMI FILM CLUB WITH STAR premiered Google’s INDIA IN A DAY

21-September-2016

Jio MAMI Film Club with Star yesterday premiered Google’s India in a Day at PVR Icon, Versova. Directed by critically acclaimed director, Richie Mehta and executive produced by Anurag Kashyap and Ridley Scott, the film received an overwhelming response from the audience. The premiere was attended by renowned personalities like Anurag Kashyap, Kiran Rao, Neeraj Ghaywan, Nagesh Kukunoor, Javed Jaffrey, producer of the film, Cassandra Sigsgaard and the members of the MAMI Film Club. The premiere was also attended by guests from various parts of India whose footage had been selected for ‘India in a Day’.

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JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR TO OPEN WITH INDIAN FILM - A DEATH IN THE GUNJ. THE FILM MARKS THE DIRECTORIAL DEBUT OF INDIAN ACTRESS, KONKONA SENSHARMA

10-September-2016

The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star gears up to open its 18th edition with Konkona Sensharma’s directorial debut film, A Death in the Gunj. The opening film will be screened on 21st October, 2016. The film has garnered critical acclaim internationally and has recently been screened at the 41st Toronto Film Festival. A Death in the Gunj marks a double debut for Konkona Sensharma - as director and screenplay writer. Shot at various locations in McCluskiegunj, Jharkhand, the film is a coming-of-age story, set in the 1970s. The film revolves around a family vacation and is based on true events which are meticulously captured by Sensharma. The film is said to have been wrapped up in six weeks in March 2016.

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Opening Ceremony of Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star to Mark the Re-launch of The Iconic Royal Opera House

08-September-2016

The Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star will hold its opening ceremony on 20th October at the newly restored Royal Opera House in Mumbai. The day also celebrates the reopening of this iconic venue - India's only surviving Opera House, once the cultural heartbeat of Mumbai.

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LANDMARK FILM “INDIA IN A DAY” LAUNCHES WITH JIO MAMI FILM CLUB WITH STAR INDIA PREMIERE - FOLLOWED BY THEATRICAL RELEASE

06-September-2016

The Jio MAMI Film Club with Star will hold the India Premiere of India in a Day at PVR Icon on Tuesday, 20th September. The film will be released theatrically in key cities by Dekho on Friday, 23rd September 2016.

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Director Vasan Bala, Actor Farhan Akhtar, Writer Varun Grover, Cinematographer Avinash Arun & Editor Nitin Baid come together to give Jio MAMI with Star a unique Campaign Film that focuses on the film lover

19-August-2016

The Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star celebrates the film lover this year in a special film that declares the registrations to the festival OPEN! Capturing the multitude of emotions that people feel while watching movies, this film plays out like a love letter of sorts to film lovers.

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Jio MAMI’s 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star launches a “Word to Screen” Market. Actor and avid book lover Sonam Kapoor will be the Ambassador of the Initiative.

05-August-2016

The “Word to Screen” Market is a space for leading publishers and literary agents to meet content creators. Leading Publisher and Editor Arpita Das of Yoda Press will curate the Market. Arpita and two jury members will curate over a dozen manuscripts, that will be pitched to producers at the Market.

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“Book Award for Excellence in Writing on Cinema” Now Open to both English and Hindi writers

23-July-2016

To recognize quality writing on cinema, Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star announces the Book Award for Excellence in Writing on Cinema. In the second year of the award it is being opened to Hindi writers as well. The Award seeks entries that showcase nuanced and imaginative film writing and publishing in South Asia.

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जियो मामीज़ 18TH मुंबई फिल्म फेस्टिवल वित स्टार ने "बुक अवॉर्ड फॉर एकिसलेंस इन राइटिंग आन सिनेमा" की घोषणा की अब इसमे अँग्रेज़ी और हिन्दी दोनो लेख्क शामिल हो स्क्ते है

23-July-2016

सिनेमा पर गुणवत्तायुक्त लेखन को सन्मानित करने के लिए 'जियो मामी मुम्बई फिल्म फेस्टिवल विथ स्टार' ने "बुक अवार्ड फॉर एक्सीलेंस इन राइटिंग ऑन सिनेमा" की घोषणा की है I इस पुरस्कार के दुसरे वर्ष मैं हिंदी लेखकों को भी आमंत्रण दिया गया हैI

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JIO MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star in partnership with Oxfam India, institutes an award for “Best Film on Gender Equality.”

12-July-2016

In another first for the city’s premier film festival, the 18th Jio MAMI Mumbai Festival with Star in partnership with Oxfam India is introducing “Best Film on Gender Equality” - a special award that focuses on the sensitive portrayal of women in cinema.

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Cinema Superstars From Across The Country Join Hands To Support The 18th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival With Star

08-July-2016

The 18th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star has seen a surge of support from prominent film personalities across India. Superstars Pawan Kalyan, Prithviraj Sukumaran & Suriya join Bollywood stars Riteish Deshmukh, Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma in pledging their support for the festival and asking filmmakers to submit their films to the festival.

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They Came, They Saw And They Loved It: Jio Mami With Star Film Club's Premiere Of Q’s Brahman Naman In Collaboration With Netflix

29-June-2016

The India Premiere of Brahman Naman held on Monday, June 27th at PVR Icon was a great success. It was attended by film club members from across the city and film personalities such as Rajkumar Rao and Vicky Kaushal. It was followed by a Q&A session with director Q, writer Naman Ramachandran and actor Shashank Arora.

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JIO MAMI Film Club with STAR's second event is the Indian Premiere of ‘Brahman Naman’, a film by Q

21-June-2016

As a part of its year round activities, the Jio MAMI Film Club with Star announces their second event -The India Premiere of Q’s Brahman Naman. The film stars Shashank Arora, Tanmay Dhanania and Chaitanya Varad. Regarded as one of India’s most vital and provocative indie filmmakers, Q’s latest film is a nerdy sex comedy.

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JIO MAMI 18TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL WITH STAR LAUNCHES ITS BRAND NEW LOOK WITH A SHOUT OUT TO FILMMAKERS ACROSS THE WORLD IN ITS CALL FOR ENTRIES FILM STARRING ACTOR RANVEER SINGH

08-May-2016

2015 was the year of reinvention for the Mumbai Film Festival. Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star in 2016 will move forward with this new identity. Actor Ranveer Singh generously stepped in to announce this and the Call for Entries inviting film entries for the festival and declaring it open for the year.

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SIR IAN McKELLEN TO VISIT INDIA WITH ‘SHAKESPEARE LIVES ON FILM’

01-May-2016

MAMI Film Club with the British Council, BFI, GREAT, NCPA and Fountainhead brings Ian McKellen and the ‘Shakespeare Lives on Film’ programme to India. McKellen’s public conversation with an Indian superstar will mark the debut outing of MAMI Film Club and will soon roll out an exciting year-round programme of activities for filmbuffs.

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LAUNCH OF THE MAMI FILM CLUB

25-April-2016

The MAMI Film Club is a platform for filmmakers and film lovers that aims to cultivate a passion for cinema. With year-round activities such as screenings, masterclasses and workshops, the Club aims to inspire and fuel creativity. There will also be activities to engage children and young adults with an intent to nurture future audiences.

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MAMI finds a hub for kids and young adults

04-April-2016

This year, the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image(MAMI), scheduled between October 20-27, is moving its section for children and young adults to the newly-revamped Films Division(FD) grounds at Peddar Road. This move comes with the promise of more space than the Cinemax theatres, where the films under this section were screened in the morning shows.

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DIRECTOR AVA DUVERNAY TO HEAD THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION JURY

05-October-2015

Ava DuVernay will head the International Competition jury at the upcoming 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival to be held in Mumbai from October 29th to November 5th, 2015. Ava DuVernay is the filmmaker behind SELMA, which chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership in the historic 1965 voting rights campaign. The critically acclaimed American director, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, for the film.

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EROS INTERNATIONAL & HANSAL MEHTA'S 'ALIGARH' SELECTED TO OPEN THE 17TH JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL

03-October-2015

Eros International's 'Aligarh', the latest film from National award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta, has been selected as the opening film at the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival on October 30th 2015. This pivotal film marks the first time that a Hindi film will open the festival since 1997, the inaugural year of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.

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MUMBAI IS CINEMA: JIO MAMI'S TRIBUTE TO MUMBAI AT THE JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL, INDIA CELEBRATES MOVIES. THIS FILM IS AN ODE TO MUMBAI, THE CITY THAT IS HOME TO BOTH JIO MAMI AND THE MOVIES

03-October-2015

Registrations for the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival opened this week to a staggering show of support from the members of the Indian Film Fraternity who continue to commit their time and resources to make the Festival a showcase of the best creative talent from India and around the world. In a strong show of support, Bollywood's leading stars took to their Twitter handles, Instagram accounts and Facebook pages inviting registrations this week.

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A.R. RAHMAN COMPOSES SIGNATURE TUNE FOR THE 17TH JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL

29-September-2015

Oscar winning composer and music maestro A. R. Rahman has lent his support for the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival by composing a signature tune especially for the festival. This is the first time that the Festival has a signature tune.

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JIO MAMI'S TRIBUTE TO MUMBAI

21-September-2015

Registrations for the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival opened this week to a staggering show of support from the members of the Indian Film Fraternity who continue to commit their time and resources to make the Festival a showcase of the best creative talent from India and around the world. In a strong show of support, Bollywood's leading stars took to their Twitter handles, Instagram accounts and Facebook pages inviting registrations this week.

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I'D LOVE TO MEET AAMIR, THE TITANIC OF BOLLYWOOD

28-August-2015

Renowned British film critic Peter Bradshaw will be in Mumbai in October to mentor young film critics.

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WORLD RENOWNED FILM CRITIC PETER BRADSHAW TO MENTOR ASPIRING FILM WRITERS AND CRITICS AT JIO MAMI'S 17TH MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL

28-August-2015

Jio MAMI's 17th Mumbai Film Festival has announced the "Young Critics Lab", an initiative to introduce best practices in critiquing and appreciating a film for aspiring film writers and critics – the future film journalists of the country.

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MAMI HAS TO MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES

28-August-2015

The Mumbai Film Festival has made a movie inviting entries for its 17th edition which kicks off on October 29 in the tinsel city, produced by four of Bollywood's leading production houses.

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JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A NEW AWARD CATEGORY "BOOK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN WRITING ON CINEMA"

30-July-2015

To recognise quality writing on cinema, Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival announces a new award category – the Book Award for Excellence in Writing on Cinema.
The Award seeks entries that showcase nuanced and imaginative film writing and publishing in South Asia. Book-length works written by authors from the subcontinent and published by an Indian publishing house in print format between July 31, 2014 and June 30, 2015 are eligible for the Award.

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HOPE TO MAKE SPACE FOR INDIA FILM DISTRIBUTION AT MAMI: KIRAN RAO

30-June-2015

Superstar Aamir Khan's director wife Kiran Rao, who has been appointed as the chairperson of the MAMI film festival, hopes to create a market for independent film distribution at the event.

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MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL SECURES BACKING

12-June-2015

The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) has secured two major sponsors for this year’s Mumbai Film Festival, providing some much-needed financial security for the October event.

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NEW SPONSORS PUT MUMBAI FESTIVAL ON SOUNDER FOOTING

11-June-2015

The Mumbai Film Festival has been put on a sounder footing after locking in Reliance Jio Infocomm and Star India as key sponsors.

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DEEPIKA PADUKONE JOINS MAMI FEST'S BOARD OF TRUSTEES

11-June-2015

The film festival’s new board of trustees includes Riteish Deshmukh and Siddharth Roy Kapoor.

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RJIL, STAR INDIA TO SPONSOR MAMI 2015

11-June-2015

The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) unveiled its new and vibrant brand identity for the 17th Mumbai Film Festival with its sponsor partners - Title Sponsor Partner, Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) and Associate Sponsor Partner, STAR India.

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MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL 2015 UNVEILED TITLE SPONSOR PARTNER AS RELIANCE JIO!

10-June-2015

The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) unveiled its new and vibrant brand identity for the 17th Mumbai Film Festival with its sponsor partners -- Title Sponsor Partner, Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) and Associate Sponsor Partner, STAR India. MAMI's 17th Mumbai Film Festival -- the gateway to world cinema and the gateway to Indian cinema for the world -- will be held in Mumbai from 29th October-5th November 2015.

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MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD, SPONSORS

06-June-2015

Film-maker Karan Johar, Mumbai Film Festival director Anupama Chopra, Reliance Foundation founder and chairperson Nita Ambani, film-maker Kiran Rao and Disney India MD Siddharth Roy Kapur.

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RELIANCE JIO NAMED TITLE SPONSOR FOR MAMI FESTIVAL

01-June-2015

The title sponsor for the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) film festival this year will be reliance Jio Infocomm and the associate sponsor will be Star India, reports.

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WHEN CINEMA ROLES UNPLUGGED

01-June-2015

It was an eventful day as the film fraternity's bigwigs got together to unveil the 17th edition if the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI).

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FOR THE LOVE OF CINEMA

01-June-2015

Anupama Chopra, director of the 17th MAMI, in a chat with SUBHA J RAO.

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MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL

01-June-2015

The Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) just got a huge push as Deepika Padukone had joined Anurag Kashyap, Farhan Akhtar and Karan Johar in the board of Trustees.

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A MOVIE ABOUT MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL

28-May-2015

The digital release of the film was on May 18 and will release in all PVR theatres in the first week of June.

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THE MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL HAS MADE A MOVIE INVITING ENTRIES FOR ITS 17TH EDITION

28-May-2015

Besides Anupama herself, Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt as well as some of the well known directors Karan Johar, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Raju Hirani will be seen in the film. Chaitanya Tamhane, winner of best film in the international competition, Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), 2014 also features in it.

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RK, ALIA BRING STAR POWER TO MAMI

16-May-2015

The duo is joined by Vidhu Vinod Chpra, Rajkumar Hirani, Karan Johar, Chaitanya Tamhane and festival director Anupama Chopra in a short film which calls for entries from young filmmakers.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES OFFICIALLY OPEN!

15-May-2015

It's official! The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) has announced and issued its Call for Entries for the 17th Mumbai Film Festival which is scheduled to be held in Mumbai from 29th October-5th November 2015. MAMI is now accepting submissions from across India and the world for the prestigious festival.
The MAMI team led by Festival Director, Anupama Chopra has received an overwhelming show of support from members of the Indian Film fraternity who have come together to commit their time and resources to make the 17th Mumbai Film Festival a showcase of the best creative talent from India and around the world.

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MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL INVITES ENTRIES FOR 17TH EDITION THROUGH A FILM

01-May-2015

The one-minute-13-second long film has been directed by Priyanka Ghose from Equinox and produced by the house and Vinod Chopra Films. It is being supported by Dharma Productions and Phantom Films, festival director and noted film critic Anupama Chopra told PTI.

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MAMI MARKS ITS DATE WITH RUFFALO

20-April-2015

The Hollywood star is trying to figure out his dates so that he can visit Mumbai later this year.

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MAMI TURNS EARLY BIRD FOR MONEY

01-April-2015

The festival has begun its fundraising campaign in advance with Anushka Sharma making the first contribution.

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MFF SHOULD BE MORE VISIBLE

10-March-2015

TIFF's artistic director Cameron Bailey believes that vissibility would help MAMI raise funds.

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MAMI HAS TO MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES

26-February-2015

Cameron Bailey, The artistic director of TIFF, presents a growth plan for the city's homegrown film festival.

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MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL (MAMI) COLLABORATES WITH TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (TIFF)

26-February-2015

It's get-set-go for the recently appointed Mumbai Film Festival leadership team that is busy gearing up for the 17th Mumbai Film Festival scheduled to be held from 29th October - 5th November 2015.
The MAMI team is happy to announce a collaboration between the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) and Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that will include a series of workshops led by Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director, TIFF and Natalie Lue, Vice-President, Production and Visitor Experience, TIFF. They will visit Mumbai this week to share their experience, learnings and insights over the years from TIFF with the MAMI team. TIFF is recognised as one of the most successful Film Festivals around the world. Traditionally, many Best Picture Oscar winners come out of the Toronto Film Festival.

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CM MEETS TEAM MAMI

09-January-2015

On Thursday, the new team of the Mumbai Film Festival organised by the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) met with the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis.

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MAMI's LEADING LADIES ALREADY IN FESTIVAL MOOD

15-December-2014

Anupama Chopra & Kiran Rao busy seeking sponsors for next year's film fest to avoid financial woes faced this year.

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I WOULD LIKE MAMI TO MOVE BEYOND CINEMA AND THEATRE

29-November-2014

Kiran Rao, the new chairperson of the Mumbai Film Festival, shares her plans and expectations.

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