15th Mumbai Film Festival list of films News
15th Mumbai Film Festival: Complete list of films to be screened
The prestigious festival will open with Lee Daniels’ film The Butler starring Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker
The 15th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) will open with Hollywood’s much talked about film The Butler, starring Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker and directed by Lee Daniels. The MFF, organised by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), will be held from October 17–24, 2013 at three cinema halls in Mumbai. Click here to read more
Mumbai Film Festival 2013 must-see: Brave Miss World, film on rape survivor Linor Abargil – watch trailer
Brave Miss World, Cecilia Peck’s award-winning documentary, features Linor Abargil, Miss World 1998 and rape survivor. The film will be screened at the Mumbai Film Fest this year. Watch trailer to know more
One of the must-watch documentary films at the Mumbai Film Festival 2013 is Brave Miss World. The much-talked about film, directed by Cecilia Peck (daughter of Hollywood star Gregory Peck), shows Miss World 1998 Linor Abargil’s story of determination and courage in the face of a sexual assault. The beauty queen was a bright 18-year-old when she was raped at knife-point by her travel agent Uri Shlomo in Italy. This was just seven weeks before the Miss World pageant.
Linor came out about her assault and inspired many more women to reveal their story Click here to read more