Mumbai Independent Film Festival
Mumbai Independent Film Festival
The Mumbai Independent Film Festival brings together talented storytellers and eager audiences in search of new voices and unique perspectives. With an unwavering commitment to promoting independent cinema in all its forms, this festival serves as a conduit for artistic expression, fostering freedom and creative dialogue worldwide.
Tailored specifically for independent filmmakers, the Mumbai Independent Film Festival offers an avenue for networking and collaboration, connecting filmmakers with industry professionals and fellow creatives. Each submission is thoughtfully evaluated by a distinguished jury comprising actors, producers, filmmakers and independent scriptwriters. The panel ensures that the festival remains a true celebration of upcoming filmmakers from diverse genres. To encourage participation, the festival has also maintained a reasonable entry fee.
Started in 2021, the festival enters its third season in 2023, continuously delivering narratives that redefine the boundaries of storytelling with each passing year.
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How To Get There
How to Reach Mumbai
1. By Air: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai metropolitan area. It is situated about 30 km from the main Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) train station. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji has two terminals. Terminal 1, or the domestic terminal, was the old airport referred to as Santa Cruz Airport, and some locals still use this name. Terminal 2, or the international terminal, replaced the old terminal 2, formerly known as Sahar Airport. The Santa Cruz Domestic Airport is about 4.5 km from the international airport. There are regular direct flights to Mumbai from most major cities in India and across the world. Buses and cabs are easily available from the airport to reach desired destinations.
2. By Rail: Mumbai is very well connected to rest of India by train. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is the most popular station in Mumbai. Trains to Mumbai are available from all major railway stations in India. Some important Mumbai trains of note are the Mumbai Rajdhani, Mumbai Duronto, and Konkan Kanya Express.
3. By Road: Mumbai is well-connected with national highways and expressways. Visiting by bus is economical for individual tourists. Government-run and private buses operate daily services. Travelling to Mumbai by car is a common choice made by travellers, and hailing a cab or hiring a private car is an efficient way of exploring the city.
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Items to Carry
1. Carry clothes suitable for the shifty spring temperatures during March and April.
2. A sturdy water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations, and if the venue allows bottles to be taken inside.
3. COVID packs: Hand sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate are things you should keep handy.
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