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Small Screen’s Big Delight: Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival 2017 brings hidden gems of Cinema Closer to TV Viewers

Judicious mix of critically acclaimed, award winning masterpieces as well as fresh, never seen before content
Brings India's finest Film Festival experience exclusively to TV

Mumbai, 4 October 2017: Here's some pleasant news to kick start the festive season from Tata Sky, India's leading content distribution platform known for launching interactive services specially customized for the Indian market. It's time for The Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival that has it all – screening films from both the remotest corners of India and countries across the globe, award winning, critically acclaimed masterpieces,  spread over two months, that you can watch from the cosy environs of your home. These films are exclusively available on Tata Sky and curated in association with Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star.

After a successful 2016 Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival Service, wherein 20+ films were made available to Tata Sky's subscribers at no additional charge – the company today announced a bigger and better Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival 2017 catering to film connoisseurs. In doing so, Tata Sky will bring India's finest cinema that may not have otherwise reached audiences across the country exclusively for its subscribers.

Arun Unni, Chief Content Officer at Tata Sky said at the launch, "The response to Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival last year indicated that there is a sizeable audience for high quality and critically acclaimed cinema, encouraging us to further explore and bring forward these hidden gems of cinema. Tata Sky sees itself as a content and audience discovery platform where our objective is to expose a wider audience each year to high-quality films. Our scale allows us to support great art and good talent an all India platform, especially to regions outside the major cultural centres, where access to film festivals is difficult otherwise."

He continued, "In our view, this service goes beyond being just a place for viewers to find great cinema. It also acts as an additional platform of exhibition for the film business."

Key features of Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival 2017 are as follows:

  1. Exclusive & curated Film in association with Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star for TV: close to 30 films will run for a duration of 2 months
  2. Mix of critically acclaimed, award winning masterpieces as well as fresh, never seen before content
  3. Languages: Hindi, English, Punjabi, Marathi, Assamese, Manipuri, International (with subtitles)
  4. Period: 2 months (1st October to 30th November)
  5. Available on: Channel number: #302 in HD & #303 in SD (simulcast)

Anupama Chopra, Director, Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star said: "We really value our partnership with Tata Sky.  Cinema is India's grand passion.  There are so many wonderful filmmakers creating compelling stories.  This unique platform enables these stories to reach new and varied audiences. The Mumbai Film Festival on Tata Sky serves both story tellers and movie lovers.  Let the celebration of cinema begin!"

Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival – Promo Films:

  1. Anupama Chopra - https://youtu.be/DwZJXOzpEhQ
  2. Smriti Kiran - https://youtu.be/rir5yUpFqDw
  3. Kiran Rao - https://youtu.be/h4nHPmO_U4A

Choicest of films:

HE NAMED ME MALALA, USA 2015 – English

HARAAMKHOR, India
2016 – Hindi

TRAPPED, India
2016 - Hindi

ALIGARH, India
2015 – Hindi

KAAGAZ KI KASHTI, India
2016 – Hindi

BIOSCOPE, India
2016 - Hindi

LA CAGE, France
2016 - French

KHOYA, India
2015 - Hindi

VENTILATOR, India
2016 - Marathi

BLUE BICYCLE, Turkey
2016 – Turkish

FANDRY, India
2012 - Marathi

HUM CHITRA BANATE HAIN India, 2016 - Hindi

CITIES OF SLEEP, India
2015 - Hindi

KOTHANODI, India
2015 -Assamese

FAITH CONNECTIONS, India 2013 - English, Hindi

I, DANIEL BLAKE, UK, France,
Belgium
2016 – English

REMEMBERING KURDI, India
2016 - Marathi

GANGOOBAI, India
2012 - Marathi

QISSA, India
2013 - Punjabi

NATRANG, India
2012 – Marathi

CHAURANGA, India
2014 - Hindi

KAPHAL, India
2013 - Hindi

PLACEBO, India
2014 – English

ANGRY INDIAN GODDESSES
India, 2015 - English, Hindi

AMMA AND APPA, Germany
2014 - English

MOR MANN KE BHARAM
India, 2015 - Hindi

KATIYABAAZ, India
2013 - Hindi