Three original women storytellers making their debuts at Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Fest 2019.


Geetanjali Rao's debut animation feature, Bombay Rose (Fiction) making India Premiere in India Gold, Sapna Moti Bhavnani's debut documentary feature, Sindhustan making Asia Premiere in India Story and Tanuja Chandra's debut documentary feature, Aunty Sudha Aunty Radha making Asia Premiere in Spotlight section of MAMI. 

Please find below and enclosed, the screening schedules, trailer, press release and film stills of all three films. 

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1. Bombay Rose

·      India Gold, MAMI
·      India Premiere
·      Director - Gitanjali Rao
·      Animation Film
·      Language - Hindi
·      World Premiere at Venice International Film Festival 2019 (Opening film at International Critics Week)
·      North America premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019
·      Asian Premiere at Busan International Film Festival
·      It has also been selected as part of Special Presentations to play at the BFI London Film Festival 2019, from there, will go onto the Animation is Film Festival in LA, then onto Chicago Film Festival. 
·      It will be the closing film at Spark Animation 2019 Conference and Film Festival

Screening schedule
Date - 18/10/2019
Venue - PVR ICON Infinity Mall, Audi 4
Time – 5:15 pm

Date - 20/10/2019
Venue - PVR ECX Citi Mall, AUDI 5         
Time – 8:10 pm

Date - 21/10/2019
Venue - PVR Lower Parel, Audi 6        
Time – 4:15 pm      

Date - 24/10/2019
Venue – Le Reve, Bandra       
Time – 7:30 pm      

2. Aunty Sudha Aunty Radha

·      Trailer - https://youtu.be/DJeGZ2jjMvo
·      Spotlight, MAMI
·      Asia Premiere
·      Director - Tanuja Chandra
·      Language - Hindi (English subtitles)
·      The film had its world premiere in the Madrid International Film Festival
·      The North American in the Chicago South Asian Film Festival and the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival, Seattle

Screening schedule
Date: 22/10/2019
Venue: Le Reve
Time: 7:15pm to 8.05pm
Incl. Q&A

Date: 24/10/2019
Venue: PVR ECX Audi 3
Time: 2:00pm to 2:50pm

2. Sindhustan
·      India Story, MAMI
·      Asia Premiere
·      Director - Sapna Moti Bhavnani
·      Documentary Feature
·      Language - Sindhi
·      The film started its journey with MAMI's TalkDoc in 2018 and made it's World Premiere at NYIFF 2019 where it won the Best Docu Feature award.
·      Sindhustan has travelled to prestigious diaspora film festivals across the world and won six awards including Griffith Film School Award at DocEdge Kolkata 2019.
·      The film was recently screened at Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival of Boston and won the Caleidoscope Best Historical Narrative Award.
·      Sindhustan will be screened in upcoming Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF)

Screening schedule
Date - 19/10/2019
Venue - PVR ICON AUDI 3      
Time – 6:00pm     

Date - 20/10/2019
Venue – Le Reve, Bandra     
Time – 8:00pm
 
Date - 22/10/2019
Venue - PVR Juhu Audi 1
Time – 5:00pm    

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