MUMBAI: The sixth editon of the Third Eye Asian Film Festival will be held in Mumbai between 1 – 8 November.
The festival, which was started in Mumbai in 2002, was created to enable a cultural exchange of films between Asian countries. The Asian Film Festival aims to establish interaction between Asian Film fraternities and create a dialogue with the West. It is organized under the aegis of the Asian Film Foundation.
This year the festival will be held at three venues across Mumbai – the YB Chavan Centre (opposite Mantralaya), Plaza Cinema (Dadar-West) and the new venue- Nakshtra, Dadar.
A section called Asian Masters of Cinema will also be introduced at the festival. The purpose of this section is to introduce todayâ€™s youngsters to classic Asian directors.
This year Competition of First / Second Feature Film of Asian Director and Competition of Short Fiction Films received a good response. Selected films from these competition will be screened during the festival.
Over 80 films will be unspooled during the seven-day festival in 35 mm as well as digital formats this year.
Delegates can register from 15 October between 1 and 7 pm daily at the YB Chavan Centre, Nariman Point and the Plaza Cinema, Dadar.