Third Eye Asian Film Fest to be held in Nov


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 today’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.