Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival announces Official selection
The second edition of Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival (MWIFF) announced its line-up of films yesterday on its official website. The festival has shortlisted 152 films from 457 entries received from 126 cities across 62 countries. The festival organized by Oculus Creations will be held from December 6-13, 2014.
Some of the films of Competition category to be screened at the festival are Kapus Kondyachi Goshta by two times National Award winning directed Mrunalini Bhosale, starring Makrand Anaspure ; 3 times National Award Winning Director Ravi Jadhav’s films, Time Pass starring Prathamesh Parab, ketaki Mategaonkar and Mitraa starring Sandeep Khare, Veena Jamkar; Raakhandaar directed by Dr. Mrunalinni Patil starring Ajinkya Dev; Vitti Dandu produced by Leena Deore and presented by Ajay Devgn, a Dilip Prabhavalkar starrer and Shutter by national award winning director V.K Prakash, starring Sonalee Kulkarni and Sachin Khedekar.
Besides the above mentioned films the festival will also showcase Naseeruddin Shah Starrer film Int. Café-night for which he received the Best actor award and ‘Newborn’ by Megha Ramaswami.
The festival will give special focus on German cinema this year as 41 films will be screened from German.
Furthermore, Industry Conference Programme will be held wherein important topics of “Breaking in” into the movie business will be discussed from the perspective of Industry professionals and Studios. Some of the topics to be discussed at the conference are, Sales and distribution of films, Online distribution, Guerilla style of film making and marketing, From story to screen, Growth of Digital Cinema, etc
The festival’s jury panel consist of some well-known names of the film industry like acclaimed Director Nupur Asthana, Writer & Director Devika Bhagat ,Writer Manisha Korde,Director and Producer Shivendra Singh Dungarpur Writer Shibani Bhatija, Cinematographer Nirmal Jani, Writer Deepa Bhatia,Hollywood Writer, Director and Producer Olivier Delahaye and Producer Mitchell Peck.
Film lovers get to enjoy the vast array of International Films, seminars, Masterclass, Pink-Carpet Opening ceremony and Closing. The delegate registration will start on November 5, 2014. Details are available at www.mwiff.com .