‘These’ 15 Films from MAMI to be screened at the Cinephile Film Club


The Cinephile Film Club and the MAMI (Mumbai International Film Festival) Year Round Program bring to you 15 diverse films from South Asia.  Starting from 11th – 14th April at the Maquinez  Palace Theatre, Panjim, there are some first-rate feature and non-feature films as a part of the package, curated by Sachin Chatte who was also a part of the MAMI selection committee for non-feature films.

The feature film on the opening day, 11th Apr, is Against the Tide, the acclaimed film that has travelled around the globe and has won several awards including the Golden Gateway at the MAMI last year. Koval Bhatia, the producer of the film will be present for a Q&A. YogeshChandekar who wrote Monica, O My Darling and co-wrote Andhadhun, will be there to present his thriller Giallo, set during Covid times. 

Shivamma directed by Jaishankar Aryar and produced by Rishabh Shetty is also a part of the 15 film line-up.The film has also won accolades at international festivals, after it premiered at Busan last year.

Among the short films, Shambhavi Kaul’s outstanding experimental film Slow Shift, shot in Hampi will be screened along with The Blessed and The Damned(D-Grade se A-Grade Tak), The Last Fragment (Aakhri Tukda),  Dentures, Melody Day and Goodbye, Hello. Windhorse, a story of a father and son by the America based Nepali film maker Sunil Gurung and Thirty, about a lady who wants to be independent by 30, by Burmese director Ei Mon Kyaw will also be shown at the festival.The Flamingos And Other Migratory Birds Tour by Pranjal Dua and Flowering Man by Soumyajit Ghosh Dastidar, both students of FTII whose film was showcased at MAMI will also be screened.

On Sunday, 14th April, Zende, a highly entertaining and informative documentary on Madhukar Zende the police inspector who famously arrested Charles Shobhraj at the O’Coqueiro restaurant in Porvorim back in 1984, will be screened. The 86-year-old retired policeman will be present for the screening, along with the director and producer of the film. The screening will be followed by a Q&A. 
The schedule and posters are attached with the mail, please note the timings for different days.

The screening is free for members while non-members can pay Rs.250 for the whole festival or Rs.120 for each day, at the venue. For membership and more details, please visit www.esg.co.in

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