Friday, June 14, 2024

MIFF Mania spreads Nationwide

Catch the Best of Mumbai International Film Festival in Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, and Pune of

Mumbai, 12th June 2024


The 18th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) is spreading its wings to other cities along with Mumbai. For the first time ever, this edition of MIFF will not only take place in Mumbai, but will also extend to cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Pune with parallel screenings showcasing the finest non-feature films – documentary, short fiction and animation films from around the world.



The main event kicks off on 15th June and runs through 21st June 2024, at the National Film Development Corporation -Films Division premises at Pedder Road in Mumbai.  For the film lovers in Delhi, a parallel selection of films will be screened at Siri Fort Auditoriums 1, 2, and 3 from June 16th to June 20th. Film enthusiasts in Kolkata can catch the screenings at the iconic Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), while Chennai will host the screenings at the NFDC's Tagore Film Centre. Additionally, the screenings in Pune will be held at National Archive of India premise. Registration desks at the venues will facilitate the registrations of the attendees who walk-in for screenings. Seating will be on first come first serve basis. The opening film Billy and Molly: An Otter Love Story will be screened simultaneously at all venues on 15th June at 2.30 pm.









Please find the Screening Schedule for 18th MIFF in the four cities here:





This innovative move is driven by NFDC’s commitment to making high-quality documentary filmmaking more accessible to a wider Indian audience. By bringing MIFF to these vibrant cultural hubs, the festival aims to foster a deeper appreciation for documentaries across the country amongst the cinephiles.

Documentaries offer powerful and thought-provoking insights into the world around us. By expanding the festival's reach, the NFDC hopes to spark meaningful conversations and ignite a passion for this vital art form in all corners of India. MIFF has long been a champion of documentary filmmaking in India. This expansion not only strengthens the festival's platform, but also provides a unique opportunity for audiences in Delhi, Kolkata, Pune  and Chennai to experience a diverse selection of documentaries on the big screen.

MIFF, a celebration of cinematic excellence of world cinema, is recognized as one of the largest and oldest non-feature film festivals in South Asia. Held biennially since 1990, MIFF has consistently provided a platform for showcasing exceptional works in the Documentary, Short Films, and Animation categories, both internationally and nationally.


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