The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting recently announced the 18th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF).

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  • The Festival will be held from 15th June to 21st June 2024 in the National Film Development Corporation of India FD-NFDC Complex, Mumbai.
  • Along with Mumbai, parallel screenings will be held across Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Pune.

Key highlights of the festival

  • This year, a record 1018 films were submitted for the competition sections.
  • There will be a total of 314 films in the MIFF Programming this year from 59 Countries across 61 Languages 
  • There will be 8 world premieres, 5 international premieres, 18 Asia premieres and 21 India Premieres.
  • The festival will showcase the FTII student short Film “Sunflowers Were the First Ones to Know”, which won the La Cinef Award at the 77th Cannes Film Festival this year.
  • Technical Awards for 1) Cinematography, 2) Editing and 3) Sound Design, will be given common from National & International Competition.

Doc Film Bazaar (DOC) will be organised for the first time to boost film production by providing a platform for filmmakers to find buyers, sponsors and collaborators for their projects. 

  • 3 curated verticals will be organized in the Doc Film Bazaar – ‘Co-production Market’ (16 projects), ‘Work-in-progress (WIP) Lab’ (6 projects) and ‘Viewing Room’ (106 projects).

About The Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 

  • MIFF is the oldest and largest film festival for non-feature films (Documentary, Short Fiction, & Animation) in South Asia. It has been a premier international event in the documentary film world since it started in 1990.
  • It is a biennial event organised once every 2 years.

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