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MIFF 2018, IV

MIFF 2018, IV

Besides the competitive section, Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2018 will screen national and international films in the Prism category. A list of twenty films has been released in the International category under Prism. They are divided into three categories: Animation, short fiction up to 45 minutes in length, and documentaries of any duration. National selection will follow in the next update.

LIST OF FILM SELECTED FOR INTERNATIONAL PRISM SECTION IN MIFF-2018

Sr No.

Title In English

Country

Duration in mins

Category

Director

1

The Fish Curry (Maacher Jhol)

India

12

Animation Film

Abhishek Verma

2

09 09 F

India

5

Animation Film

Avinash Medhe

3

The Saints of Sin

India

81
(85)

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Amiruddha Sen

4

Pushkar Myths

India

100

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Kamal Swaroop

5

THE EXILE

India

19
(18)

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Harsh Virag

6

Perween Rahman: The Rebel Optimist

Pakistan

66

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Mahera Omar

7

And the alley she whitewashed in light blue

Israel

72

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Nili Portugali

8

#Uploading_holocaust

Israel

75

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Sagi Bornstein & Udi Nir

9

Zen and Bones

Japan

126

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Nakamura Takayuki

10

My Grandmother

India

19

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Madhavi Wageshwari

11

Iyakunar Sigaram K. Balachander

India

103
(98)

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Manohar Singh Bisht

12

BORN BEHIND BARS

India

52

Documentary Film (Any Duration)

Malati Rao

13

Adnyat

India

15

Short Fiction Film (upto 45 mints.)

Santosh Davakhar

14

The School Bag

India

15

Short Fiction Film (upto 45 mints.)

Dheeraj Jindal

15

A Moment

India

40

Short Fiction Film (upto 45 mints.)

Rohit James

16

Zia

India

12

Short Fiction Film (upto 45 mints.

Jineesh

17

Afternoon Clouds

India

13

Short Fiction Film (upto 45 mints.)

Payal Kapadia

18

Tremors

India

14

Short Fiction Film (upto 45 mints.)

Shivangi Mittal

19

KODESIAN

India

14

Short Fiction Film (upto 45 mints.)

Pradeep Nair

20

Crazy Moon

India/UK

10

Short Fiction Film (upto 45 mints.)

Meneka Das

MIFF is organised by the Films Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.

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About Siraj Syed

Syed Siraj
(Siraj Associates)

Siraj Syed is a film-critic since 1970 and a Former President of the Freelance Film Journalists' Combine of India.

He is the India Correspondent of FilmFestivals.com and a member of FIPRESCI, the international Federation of Film Critics, Munich, Germany

Siraj Syed has contributed over 1,015 articles on cinema, international film festivals, conventions, exhibitions, etc., most recently, at IFFI (Goa), MIFF (Mumbai), MFF/MAMI (Mumbai) and CommunicAsia (Singapore). He often edits film festival daily bulletins.

He is also an actor and a dubbing artiste. Further, he has been teaching media, acting and dubbing at over 30 institutes in India and Singapore, since 1984.


Bandra West, Mumbai

India



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