India Gold presents the best of Indian fiction and documentary feature films. Through this section, the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star showcases breakthrough contemporary Indian films produced in India
India Story presents new Indian feature films of great merit to the Indian audience and international guests and provides a platform for promotion and networking possibilities. This section of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star focuses on diversity and bringing best quality films from various regions of the country
International Competition is a prestigious platform that shines a spotlight on new cinematic voices. Through this section, the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star aims to present innovative works of merit by first time fiction or documentary features, discover new talents, promote them, and offer networking possibilities within the entertainment industry.
World Cinema features the India premieres of critically acclaimed feature & documentary films from all over the world. Through this section, the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star aims to develop a better understanding between cultures from around the world and promote co-operation by presenting innovative works of merit.
Introduced in 2015, Spotlight focuses on films that push boundaries and are an example of narrative ambition. Spotlight is a specially curated section that showcases new and exciting work from both critically acclaimed and breakthrough Indian filmmakers.
RENDEZVOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA
France, the birthplace of cinema, offers the world a plethora of engaging films every year. Rendezvous with French Cinema brings the best in contemporary filmmaking from the country to the Indian audience.
Curated by Jongsuk Thomas Nam, After Dark brings to you works which are genre defying - from horror, sci-fi, and fantasy to grindhouse and thrillers. These jewels will delight and challenge imaginations using unique and daring subject matters.
Launched in 2016, Marathi Talkies brings to light the resurgence of Marathi cinema. These films showcase the immense talent of rising directors from Maharashtra who have strived to take new and unexplored paths in storytelling.
Discovering India showcases films by Indians from any part of the world that hold up a mirror to cinema in the age of globalisation. We aim to highlight the aspect of Indian cinema vis-à-vis the changing landscape and shed light on the experiences and memories of the homeland.
Created by Jaya Bachchan, Dimensions Mumbai showcases short films made by young filmmakers from Mumbai between the ages of 18 and 25. It is a platform for young filmmakers to display their talent and celebrate the city of dreams.
The festival is deeply committed to honouring and preserving cinematic legacy. Restored Classics was created to showcase the world’s unique cinematic heritage through digitally restored classics and facilitate conversation on the language of cinema.
HALF TICKET COMPETITION
A section curated especially for children and young adults. Half Ticket comprises of the most outstanding, imaginative, and compelling features and shorts, including live action, documentary and animation films that vie for children’s jury awards.
First introduced in 2015, PLAY celebrates the youngest medium for storytelling; the internet. Through this section, we premiere the best in digital content in India and the world along with conversations on the state of online cinema.
Through this section, Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star pays tribute to auteurs, actors, and storytellers who have left a lasting impact on Indian and International cinema by showcasing their greatest works.
ROYAL STAG BARREL SELECT LARGE SHORT FILMS
Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star partnered with Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films to introduce a category that acknowledged the growing importance of the short film format. The mission was to celebrate original short films and help aspiring young filmmakers get an opportunity to screen their works and sharpen their skills through mentoring.