Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image

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Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image
TypeNot for profit
Legal statusTrust
Region served
Priyanka Chopra Jonas

The Mumbai Academy of 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 was the former 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][2]

The 20th edition of the film festival was held from 25 October 2018 to 1 November 2018.[3] The 21st edition of the festival is scheduled to be held on 17 October 2019.[needs update]


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.
Rajkumar Rao at Mumbai Film Festival
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 Priyanka Chopra. The other Trustees of MAMI are:

Former Trustees of MAMI[edit]


  1. ^ "Screening schedule of 12th Mumbai Film Festival". Bollywood Hungama.
  2. ^ "Mumbai Film Festival". Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  3. ^ "JioMAMI Mumbai Film Festival unveils its line-up : Bollywood, News". India Today. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Mumbai Film Festival". Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Mumbai Film Festival". Retrieved 28 May 2012.

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