17th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival

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Bombay, Maharashtra, India:
Organized by the Film Division and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of India, the curtains have fallen on the 17th edition of the week Bombay International Film Festival (MIFF) at a gala ceremony. The MIFF, an international film festival, presented documentaries, short fiction films and animated films from all over the world.


While the MIFF 2022 Best Awards for Documentaries, Short Fiction Films and Animated Films were awarded by the Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshiyaricelebrities and dignitaries also made their presence felt during the farewell ceremony held at the Nehru Center in the presence of other ministers.

Turn your body towards the suna Dutch documentary won the prestigious golden conch prize in the international category of the MIFF 2022. Directed by Aliona Van der Horstthe film highlights the incredible life story of a Soviet soldier of Tatar descent captured by the Nazis during World War II. The prince in pastrythe Polish animated film won Best Animated Film in the International category while the Best Short Fiction category was won collectively by two films – Brother Troll and India’s own – Saakshatkaram.

The best animated film (national) was won by the Adithi Krishnadas director, Kandittundu. Geru Patra won the award for Best National Fiction Short Film while The screaming butterfliesrealized by Aimee Baruah, won the award for Best National Documentary. The category of best national documentary film over 60 minutes was won by Admitted.


Interestingly, the 17th edition of Bombay International Film Festival (MIFF) also featured a special addition of [email protected] films as well as a special package of 14 films from Bangladesh. The film package also celebrates 50 years of Bangladeshi freedom.


With an offer of more than 400 films for its 17th edition, the highly anticipated Bombay International Film Festival (MIFF) attended a closing ceremony worthy of the name! Although MIFF is all about the unconventional, it’s the perfect mix for movie buffs and art lovers looking for soothing stories. Interestingly, the 17th Edition hybrid mode included a free digital viewing option! The festival also featured the following major event attractions: Tribute, Special Package, Special Screening, Masterclass and Workshops. The MIFF was a resounding success, in particular thanks to its wide offer of films! The films in competition and their directors were rewarded at the Nehru Centre, Worli, during a grand awards ceremony given by well-known and eminent personalities.

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