20 Must Watch Films At IFFI 2019 (Phase 1)

It is the 50th year of the government organised International Film Festival of India and the organisers have done a fabulous job in getting in the best of contemporary world cinema to the shores of Goa. The Phase 1 of the schedule is out. Here is our small (and hurried attempt) in helping you choose the best films from the marquee film event.

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IFFI 2017: Movies You Must Watch!

Amidst all the controversies surrounding current year’s edition of IFFI, let us not forget that the festival will still showcase some really fine films from across the world. Here are our recommendations of the international films on show:Continue reading “IFFI 2017: Movies You Must Watch!”

3 Indian Films are part of the 38th Cairo International Film Festival

The 38th Cairo International Film Festival, the only international competitive feature film festival recognized by the FIAPF in the Arab world and Africa, as well as the oldest in this category (IFFI-Goa is the only Indian film festival that’s approved under the competitive status overally by FIAPF) gets underway from 15th November and culminates on the 24th of November.Continue reading “3 Indian Films are part of the 38th Cairo International Film Festival”

Alternate Way of Navigating Jio MAMI 2016

Lets begin with acknowledging what a great line-up this years MAMI has brought to us. There are 175 films to watch. Even if you try to watch as many films as humanly possible, you could only see four films a day. If you are a insane person maybe few days you will end up seeing five. For every film you will watch you will be missing eight other films. See how important that decision is to watch a film? Many of you will follow lists published in the last few days. MFC, Pandolin, MadaboutMoviez. Each of those lists are excellent. But I’m giving you an alternate strategy:  Don’t watch anything that will be available to watch later easily, in theaters, iTunes, streaming. This will likely eliminate more than half the films in the list you made in the last couple of days. It is controversial when I say don’t stand in line for 45 mins to watch Herzog’s Lo and Behold, but I believe that is the smart way to navigate a huge festival like this. Continue reading “Alternate Way of Navigating Jio MAMI 2016”

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

The screening was attending by Director Richie Mehta and Executive Producer of the film, Anurag Kashyap

Jio MAMI Film Club with Star yesterday, September 20, 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 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’.Continue reading “JIO MAMI FILM CLUB WITH STAR premiered Google’s INDIA IN A DAY”

24 Hour Film Marathon in University of Mumbai

The Department of Communication and Journalism Film Club, University of Mumbai is requesting the pleasure of your presence to cover at 24 Hour Film Marathon on 13-14 April 2016 at 11 a.m.  at University of Mumbai Green Technology Multipurpose Auditorium, near Nano Science Technology Building,University of Mumbai Santacruz (East), Mumbai.Continue reading “24 Hour Film Marathon in University of Mumbai”

Free Film Screenings This Month

Osianama is doing a great job by screenings films of all kinds in their base at Liberty. Currently they are having a womanhood festival. You can check out their schedule here.

Here’s a list of other free film screenings in Mumbai in April. We will add films to this list as soon as we get to know the schedule. Also if we have missed out any film screening, feel free to point out!
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Atul Kasbekar Gets A Surprise From His Reel Life ‘Neerja’ Passenger

Ace Photographer turned producer Mr Atul Kasbekar is on a high these days as his film Neerja is running successful pan India.He was recently given a surprise by his reel life passengers from film Neerja who kept a special screening of the film and gifted him a photo frame with a beautiful poem written by Madhu Chandhock. The screening was arranged by her son Kashyap Chandhock on behalf of all the fellow passengers.

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Free Film Screenings in Mumbai

With Osianama forming a base at the iconic Liberty theatre in Mumbai, movie enthusiasts of the city have a lot more to choose from apart from the usual releases in the theatres. To checkout what Osianama is screening (it includes Godfather and Apocalypse Now!) do check out our FB page where we keep listing their schedule.

The other best of screenings in the city are given below as per the venues. Do let us know if we have missed any screening. Continue reading “Free Film Screenings in Mumbai”