More than 200 films from 65 countries are scheduled to screen in nine different categories during the 2012 Mumbai Film Festival. The nine categories are: International Competition for the First Feature Films of Directors, World Cinema, Indian Frame, Dimensions Mumbai, Celebrate Age, Retrospectives, Above the Cut , New Faces in Indian Cinema and The Real Reel. Winners in individual categories will be competing for cash rewards totaling $220,000.
Mumbai Film Festival 2012 will screen a package of restored silent films accompanied by a live orchestra, which will include the very first Indian film 1913′s Raja Harischandra, in honor of 2012 marking the 100th year of Indian cinema.
Mumbai Film Festival will be held at National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) located in South Mumbai. More information about this event can be found on the Mumbai Film Festival website.
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