Ramesh Sippy, Shyam Benegal and Sudhir Mishra Announce the 14th Mumbai Film Festival

Ranjit Rodricks , 25 Sep 2012
Ramesh Sippy (Trustee, MAMI), Shyam Benegal (Chairman MAMI), Sudhir Mishra (Trustee, MAMI) and Sanjay Rishi (President, American Express India)
Ramesh Sippy (Trustee, MAMI), Shyam Benegal (Chairman MAMI), Sudhir Mishra (Trustee, MAMI) and Sanjay Rishi (President, American Express India)

In the stellar presence of Shyam Benegal, filmmaker and Chairman, MAMI; Amit Khanna, Chairman, Reliance Entertainment and Trustee, MAMI; Sudhir Mishra and Ramesh Sippy, filmmakers and Trustees, MAMI and Srinivasan Narayanan, Director, Mumbai Film Festival, the 14th Mumbai Film Festival’s awesome line up of over 200 movies and other highlights were revealed yesterday at the curtain raiser press conference held at the NCPA in Mumbai.

Sudhir Mishra (Trustee, MAMI)
Sudhir Mishra (Trustee, MAMI)
Shyam Benegal (Chairman, MAMI).
Shyam Benegal (Chairman, MAMI)
Ramesh Sippy (Trustee, MAMI)
Ramesh Sippy (Trustee, MAMI)

The Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), organised by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image, will be held from the 18th – 25th October, 2012 at National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Inox at Nariman Point and Liberty Cinema at Marine Lines as the main festival venues with Cinemax in Andheri and Cinemax Sion as the satellite venues.

Ramesh Sippy, Shyam Benegal and Sudhir Mishra
Ramesh Sippy, Shyam Benegal and Sudhir Mishra

To mark the centenary celebration of Indian cinema, the festival will screen a package of restored Indian silent films accompanied by live orchestra. These films include classics such as Kaliya Mardan, Raja Harishchandra, Marthand Varma, Throw Of Dice, Sati Savitri, Jamai Babu, Galliant Heart and few others.

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