Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image

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The Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) is a public trust that organizes the annual international film festival in Mumbai known as the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF). Actress Deepika Padukone is the new chairperson of the trust.

Film Festival[edit]

Mumbai Film Festival

Mumbai Film Festival ( is an International film festival held in Mumbai each year. Organized by MAMI, the festival previews new films of all genres from around the world with a range of Competitions and Showcase categories. [1] The 14th Edition of MFF was held from 18 to 25 October 2012.[2]

The 17th edition of the film festival was held from 29 October 2015 to 5 November 2015.[3] In 2016 it was from 23 to 27 October.


International competition for the first feature films of directors[4]
This selection aims to attract fresh talent to the festival. The competition is open to debut filmmakers from all over the world.
Dimensions Mumbai
A short film competition of five-minute duration or less in any format by the Youth of Mumbai below the age of twenty five, on any aspect of this bustling metropolis, Mumbai.
Harmony celebrate age
This competition aspires to encourage filmmakers from all over the world to look at the spice, fun, adventure and concerns of growing older.
World cinema[5]
World Cinema showcases the best cinema of the year which are selected from important global film festivals.
Above the cut
Films in this category screens a package of debut feature films which could not be accommodated in the International Competition.
Films in this selection present films from the past.
Indian frame
Features the very best of Indian Cinema from all regions of the country.
New faces in Indian cinema
Screens first and second feature films of Indian directors to provide a platform for emerging Indian filmmakers.
The real reel
Showcases award-winning and critically acclaimed feature length documentaries which carry strong opinions on issues concerning social lives, human nature and many other topics.
Film India worldwide
The global face of Indian cinema, which has gone beyond reflecting diaspora.

Notable participants[edit]

MAMI is chaired by Indian actress Deepika padukone. The other Trustees of MAMI are:

Former Trustees of MAMI[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Screening schedule of 12th Mumbai Film Festival". Bollywood Hungama.
  2. ^ "Mumbai Film Festival". Retrieved 2012-05-28.
  3. ^ "JioMAMI Mumbai Film Festival unveils its line-up : Bollywood, News - India Today". Retrieved 2015-10-09.
  4. ^ "Mumbai Film Festival". Retrieved 2012-05-28.
  5. ^ "Mumbai Film Festival". Retrieved 2012-05-28.