14TH Mumbai International Film Festival from 28th January
The 14th edition of Mumbai International Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films, popularly known as MIFF, will be held between January 28 to February 03, 2016. The screenings will be held at the Films Division theatres, Russian Culture Centre and Sophia College theatres at Pedder Road, Mumbai. The inauguration and closing functions will be held at the Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi at 5.00 pm on 28th January and 03rd February, 2016 respectively. Jackie Shroff said that it is an honor to work as a brand ambassador of MIFF.
This prestigious biennial event is organized by Films Division of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and is supported by the Government of Maharashtra. Jackie Shroff and Director General, Films Divison Shri Mukesh Sharma interacted with media today at International Film Festival of India, Goa
For the first time in history of MIFF which began in 1990, a mainstream artist will be the brand ambassador of the documentary festival. National Award winning actor, Jackie Shroff will promote MIFF extensively thanks to his love for the short films. Shri Mukesh Sharma, Director General Films Division and The Director, MIFF informed that Shri Jackie Shroff agreed to be the brand ambassador of the event the moment he mentioned about the festival and the role it plays in promoting the documentary movement in India. He further informed that Shri Shroff regards documentaries as catalysts for social change and is planning to make short films to spread awareness about dreaded diseases and on social issues.