September 24, 2014

The Mumbai Film Festival presented the line-up for the 2014 edition

Last week the festival announced the films that will be screen during the festival.

The Mumbai Film Festival takes place in Mumbai (India) from the 14th to the 21th of October. The film is divided into nine sections: International Competition for the First Feature Films of Directors, World Cinema, Indian Frame, Dimensions Mumbai, Celebrate Age, Retrospectives, Above the Cut , New Faces in Indian Cinema and The Real Reel.

The festival has its roots in 1997 when a group of people related to the cinema industry decided to create the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) a nonprofit organization which objective was to create an International Film Festival of which the film industry and the country can be proud of.

One year later the MAMI organized the first Mumbai Film Festival with the objective of offering the audience the best movies from India and the rest of the world. In addition they created the Mumbai Film Market an event that takes place during the film festival that offers the possibility to gather local and international distributors and producers to improve local cinema industry.

In this year catalogue three argentines films will be presented: “Historias de Miedo” by Benjamin Naishtat, “La tercera orilla” by Celina Murga and “Refugiado” by Diego Lerman. Other film to highlight are “What’s The Time In Your World? (Dar donyaye to sa’at chand ast?) by Safi Yazdanian, “One on One (Il-dae-il) by Kim ki-Duk, “The Attorney” by Woo-seok Yang, “Still The Water” (Futatsume no mado) by Naomi Kawase, “Over Your Dead Body” by Takashi Miike and “Boyhood” by Richard Linklater.

Oficial Competition
Difret - Zeresenay Berhane Mehari (Ethiopia / 2014)
Historia del miedo - Benjamin Naishtat (Argentina, France, Germany, Qatar, Uruguay / 2014)
With Others (Ba Digaran) - Nasser Zamiri (Iran / 2014)
The Tree (Drevo) - Sonja Prosenc (Slovenia / 2014)
Next to Her (At li layla) - Asaf Korman (Israel / 2014)
Schimbare - Alex Sampayo (Spain / 2014)
Fever - Raphaël Neal (France / 2014)
Court - Chaitanya Tamhane (India / 2014)
Macondo - Sudabeh Mortezai (Austria / 2014)

India Gold Competition
The Fort (Killa) - Avinash Arun (India / 2014)
Unto the Dusk - Sajin Baabu (India / 2014)
Names Unknown (Perariyathavar) - Dr. Biju (India / 2014)
Buddha In a Traffic Jam - Vivek Agnihotri (India/ 2014)
Fig Fruit and The Wasps (Attihannu mattu kanaja) - M S Prakash Babu (India / 2014)
Rangaa Patangaa - Prasad Namjoshi (India / 2014)
Siddhant - Vivek Wagh (India / 2014)
Chauranga - Bikas Mishra (India / 2014)
The Pulsating Mindscape (Jeeya Jurir Xubax) - Sanjib Sabhapandit (India / 2014)

Above The Cut
What’s The Time In Your World? (Dar donyaye to sa’at chand ast?) - Safi Yazdanian (Iran / 2014)
She’s Lost Control - Anja Marquardt (US / 2014)
The Night Is Still Young (La nuit est encore jeune) - Indika Udugampola (France, Sri Lanka / 2014)
Queen Antigone (Vasilissa Antogoni) - Telémachos Alexiou (Germany, Greece / 2014)
Musiek vir die Agtergrond - Sallas de Jager (South Africa / 2014)
Party Girl - Marie Amachoukeli-Barsacq (France / 2014)
The Ambassador To Bern (A berni követ) - Attila Szász (Hungary/ 2014)
The First Summer (O Primeiro Verão) - Adriano Mendes (Portugal / 2014)

World Cinema
Field of Dogs - Lech Majewski (Poland / 2014)
Corn Island (Simindis Kundzuli) - George Ovashvili (Georgia, Germany, France / 2014)
Early Spring, Kyoto (Kyoto, Sosyun) - Hiroshi Toda (Japan / 2014)
I Am Not Him (Ben o değilim) - Tayfun Pirselimoğlu (Turkey, France, Germany, Greece/ 2013)
Gett, The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (Gett) - Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz (France, Germany, Israel / 2014)
Weekends in Normandy - Anne Villacèque (France/ 2014)
Snow (Barf) - Mehdi Rahmani (Iran / 2014)
Clownwise (Klauni) - Viktor Taus (Slovenia, Luxemburg, Finland / 2013)
The Little House (Chiisai Ouchi) - Yoji Yamada (Japan / 2014)
One on One (Il-dae-il) - Kim ki-Duk (South Korea / 2014)
The Attorney - Woo-seok Yang (South Korea / 2013)
Stations of the Cross (Kreuzweg) - Dietrich Brüggemann (Germany / 2014)
Jack - Edward Berger (Germany / 2014)
Jimmy’s Hall - Ken Loach (UK, Ireland, France / 2014)
Coming Home (Gui Lai) - Zhang Yimou (China / 2014)
Two Days, One Night (Deux jours, une nuit) - Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne (France, Italy / 2014)
The Third Side of the River (La tercera orilla) - Celina Murga (Argentina / 2014)
Stratos - Yannis Economides (Greece, Germany, / 2014)
Inbetween Worlds - Feo Aladag (Germany / 2014)
Turner - Mike Leigh (UK/ 2014)
The Captive - Atom Egoyan (Canada / 2014)
Mommy - Xavier Dolan (Canada / 2014)
Still The Water (Futatsume no mado) - Naomi Kawase (Japan, Spain, France / 2014)
Norjmaa - Bayaneruul Bayaneruul (China / 2014)
Over Your Dead Body - Takashi Miike (Japan / 2014)
Refugiado - Diego Lerman (Argentina / 2014)
Farewell (A Despedida) - Marcelo Galvão (Brazil / 2014)
The Good Lie - Philippe Falardeau (US / 2014)
Boyhood - Richard Linklater (US / 2014)

To see the complete list of films please follow the next link: 2014 Catalogue

Sebastián Nadilo

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