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Robert Altman

Mumbai Film Festival's special focus on filmmaker Robert Altman

Robert Altman, a cult figure from Hollywood who introduced new techniques and trends in the field of cinema, was in the spotlight at the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), which screened a documentary titled Altman chronicling his life.
Chaitanya Tamhane

Court, Chauranga, Killa take home the honours at MAMI

The 16th Mumbai Film Festival came to a close on Tuesday. Aamir Khan was the guest of honour at the closing ceremony which was attended by celebrities such as Madhuri Dixit, Vaani Kapoor, Esha Gupta, Parineeti Chopra and Anushka Sharma graced.
Plundering Tibet

Free Spirit Film Festival to screen 30 films

A line-up of 30 films has been scheduled for the five-day Free Spirit Film Festival, to be held on the outskirts of this Himachal Pradesh hill station from October 25, an organiser said on Monday.

Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan to head Abu Dhabi Film Fest jury

Actor Irrfan Khan will lead the top Narrative Feature Competition Jury at upcoming 8th edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Khan has been a regular at Abu Dhabi. His Paan Singh Tomar premiered at the festival in 2010 to critical acclaim.

I'm happy making small films: Arunoday director

Filmmaker Partho Sen Gupta's Marathi film Arunoday, which was recently screened at the ongoing 16th edition of Mumbai Film Festival, has received a positive response from the audience and the director says he is happy with the response.
Geetu Mohandas

Liar’s Dice: The tale behind india’s official entry to the oscars

Geetu Mohandas has gone from child actor to director of an Oscar-nominated film, with Liar’s Dice — her directorial feature debut and India’s official entry to the Academy Awards. Geetu talks to HT in a candid coversation.
A look at Mumbai Film Festival 2014

The Chinese make films driven by emotions, reality: Bai Ling

Hollywood actor of Chinese origin, Bai Ling, spoke about moving to USA, learning English and balancing a film career in two major industries. Hollywood is big on special effects and glamour, while the Chinese make movies driven by emotions and reality, she said.
Kalki Koechlin

Why watching world cinema is an absolute must

It is essential that we expose ourselves to world cinema to understand the ever-changing and ever-evolving world of cinema if we want to grow as helmers. Else, we will keep getting ignored on the world arena.
Imran Khan

No Bollywood, screams 16th Mumbai Film Festival crowd

When Reliance backed out of MAMI, the festival almost died. But thanks to crowd sourcing and some liberal help from Aamir Khan, it's on. However, there's always the fear of Bollywood hijacking it. And the crowds know it.
A look at Mumbai Film Festival 2014

French cinema great Deneuve 'touched' by MAMI award

Catherine Deneuve said she was 'pleased and touched' to accept a lifetime achievement award at the Mumbai Film Festival on Tuesday. Deneuve, in celebration of her five decades of stardom, was presented the award by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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