While every edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival has showcased animated films that make a difference in public and societal perception, Asia’s oldest and largest non-feature film festival du Sud has bet big on animation this year, especially after the immersive extravaganza garnered acclaim for the 16th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) in 2020.
This year, the Mumbai International Film Festival showcased lively creativity from around the world. The attractions of the festival were the films of Anim, Arte Brazil International Student Festival which has just been screened, where the students presented the most beautiful animated films with the help of the Alexander Juruena Organization.
Recently, one of Poland’s best, ‘O! PLA’, also screened their classy animated films like ‘Skull’, ‘Buddies’ and ‘Story About Why Devil Limps’. Oh! from director Piotr Kardas! PLA was another exciting part of MIFF. Dhvani Desai’s animation flavor for Mexico and Iceland was also a sought-after special package for everyone.
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A special Netflix screening of John D Liu’s ‘Green Gold’, Tehzeeb Khurana’s ‘Mighty Little Bheem’ and ‘Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama’ also made headlines at MIFF. “Mighty Little Bheem” is a beautiful trip to the Taj Mahal, and after a very long time, the oldest favorites, the stories from the Ramayana, return to the screen. Beyond this rich offer, the Mumbai International Film Festival also paid tribute to the late Jacques Drouin, one of the pillars of animation in Canada.
Interestingly, the festival also offered animation retrospectives of Regina Pessoa, Aleksandr Petrov and Janet Perlman. The Yangon film school in Myanmar also saw its students present a series of thrilling animated films. Additionally, the 17th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival features masterclasses and workshops led by animation experts including Regina Pessoa and Krishna Mohan Chintapatta, among others.
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With over 400 films on offer in its 17th edition, the highly anticipated Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) opened with a bang. Although MIFF is all about the unconventional, it’s the perfect mix for movie buffs and art lovers looking for soothing stories. Interestingly, the 17th Edition hybrid mode includes a free digital viewing option. The festival also offers the following main attractions at the event: tribute, special package, special screening, masterclass and workshops. MIFF never fails to disappoint with its vast offering of films.
To truly appreciate good cinema, everyone can have a great experience at MIFF. Come and experience the magic of cinema with the 17th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival until June 4, 2022. To see the image, click on the link below: Icelandic animated shorts screened at the 17th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF)
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