The Mumbai International Film Festival includes a children’s film for the first time
For the first time ever, children under the age of 18 will take part in the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF), one of South Asia’s oldest and largest non-feature film festivals.
Children will have the coveted opportunity to watch two of the master class animated films ‘Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama’ and ‘Mighty Little Bheem: I Love the Taj Mahal’ during this 17th edition to be held from May 27 to June 4. in Bombay.
Admission to both films is free and open to all.
Children can also have the chance to visit the National Museum of Indian Cinema and interact with film experts at the film division site.
‘Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama’ will screen at 3:45 p.m. at JB Hall, Films Division Complex on May 31, 2022.
Likewise, “Mighty Little Bheem: I love Taj Mahal” will screen at 3:45 p.m. at Audi-II, Films Division Complex on May 30, 2022.
The first animated film co-produced by India and Japan “Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama” is screened at MIFF. The film celebrates 30 years since its first release.
Based on Valmiki’s Ramayana, “Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama” explores the “FUSION” style of animation which consists of three different schools of animation – Manga from Japan, Disney from the United States and Ravi Varma from Japan. ‘India. The film is directed by legendary Indian animator Ram Mohan and Japanese directors Yûgô Sakô and Koichi Saski.
‘Mighty Little Bheem: I love Taj Mahal’, Netflix’s first original anime series in India, will have its world premiere at the festival. Krishna Mohann Chintapatla, an alumnus of Zee Institute of Creative Arts (Zica) with 25 years of experience in the field of animation filmmaking has directed this epic entertaining film.