The limo is heading your way, India! Excerpt from The Hollywood Reporter:
Over 200 films from 65 countries will be screened at the 14th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival that will run from Oct.18-25. Organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Images, MFF is co-sponsored by Reliance Entertainment and American Express.
This year’s film lineup across various categories and competition sections include Walter Salles’ On The Road, Won’t Back Down from the U.S., Neighbouring Sounds from Brazil, Maddened By His Absence from France,Stories We Tell from Canada, The Hunt and A Royal Affair from Denmark, Me and You from Italy, The Angels’ Share from the U.K., Taboor from Iran, Renoir from France, David Cronenberg‘s Cosmopolis and Michael Haneke’s Amourwhich won the Palme d’Or at Cannes.
“This is the best festival yet and this has been possible due to the support we have been receiving from our sponsors… we are pleased to screen numerous award winning films, all of which are Indian premieres,” said MFF director Srinivasan Narayanan.
MFF will be held at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) located in South Mumbai along with some cinemas in other parts of the city. “NCPA is the best place to hold this festival… Hopefully the NCPA will become a permanent venue for the festival,” said MAMI chairman and veteran film-maker Shyam Benegal.
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