India Gold is competition section for the Indian feature films. With this section, the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star showcases breakthrough contemporary Indian films produced in India.
India Story celebrates the diversity of India. Featuring a potpourri of languages, storytelling methods and forms, films in this section feature stories from different regions in the country and underline the wealth of narratives, which make up the Indian experience.
International Competition is the competition section for international feature films that focuses on new cinematic voices. It features acclaimed work of debut filmmakers from all over the world.
World Cinema features an array of the best and most acclaimed films from all over the world made each year, shown in India for the first time.
Spotlight brings to you new and exciting work from critically acclaimed Indian filmmakers
Rendezvous with French Cinema presents the best in contemporary filmmaking from the country where cinema was born, France .
Curated by Jongsuk Thomas Nam, this sections brings to you works which are genre defying - from horror, sci-fi, and fantasy to grindhouse and thrillers.
This section, launched in 2016, 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.
This section includes films with an Indian connection that hold up a mirror to cinema that is globalising as the world goes global.
Dimensions Mumbai showcases short films made by young filmmakers from Mumbai who are under the age of 25.
The festival is deeply committed to honouring and preserving cinematic legacy. This section was created to showcase restored classic films from India and around the world.
HALT TICKET COMPETITION
A section curated especially for children and young adults. Half ticket comprises of the most outstanding, imaginative and compelling features and shorts; live action, documentary and animation films that vie for children’s jury awards.
HALF TICKET - LOOKING GLASS: FILM & FANTASY
The Looking Glass presents explorations of this play between fantasy and reality through the imagination of filmmakers from diverse cultures and reminds us that fantasy is critical — both to create and to live.
THE NEW MEDIUM
This sections brings together works that have shaped and transcended the language of cinema in both form and content. Traveling back and forth through the space and time of cinema, the programme invites us to experience first hand some remarkable trajectories from the chronicles of 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.
EXCELLENCE IN CINEMA AWARD
This Award honours people who have shaped and altered the landscape of Indian and international cinema through their work in the field of cinema.
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.
This section was first introduced in 2015. PLAY celebrates the youngest medium for storytelling; the internet, thought the youngest format of storytelling: the web. Through this section we premiere the best in digital content in India and the world along with conversations on the state of online cinema.