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8 Reasons Film Buffs Should Be At MAMI Film Festival This Year

Here are your movie plans for the next week.

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Every year, the week-long MAMI Film Festival showcases a variety of films from across the globe. As it commences its 18th season, here are some amazing Indian films that you most definitely shouldn't miss this year.

1. Autohead

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

The mockumentary follows an autorickshaw driver who kills people to “clean society”. His paranoia, sexual frustration, and notoriety come to the fore as the documentary is filmed.

2. Lipstick Under My Burkha

The movie is about four women from a small town who seek freedom from their cramped living situations.
Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

The movie is about four women from a small town who seek freedom from their cramped living situations.

3. You Are My Sunday

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Five friends enjoy a Sunday ritual of playing football at Juhu beach. Their ritual is thwarted when an old man joins them and accidentally kicks the ball in the face of a socialite-politician who is in the middle of a press conference.

4. Pinky Beauty Parlour

The movie tackles the nation's deep-seated obsession with fair skin by depicting a murder mystery involving two sisters who run a beauty parlour in Varanasi.
Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

The movie tackles the nation's deep-seated obsession with fair skin by depicting a murder mystery involving two sisters who run a beauty parlour in Varanasi.

5. Maroon

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The movie is about a professor in a Dehradun university who is abandoned by his wife. His efforts to cope with the loss render him delusional.

6. Rajwade and Sons

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The Marathi film revolves around a joint family who've lived under the same roof for half a century. But the youngest generation wants to live independently and not conform to the "traditional Maharashtrian" norms.

7. Cecilia

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A tribal woman who works in New Delhi finds out about the death of her 14-year-old daughter who was trafficked. As she navigates the nexus of cops, traffickers, judges, lawyers, villagers and family members, she battles corruption to get justice.

8. Loev

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The film is about two friends reconnecting over a weekend getaway and realising their love for each other. It explores themes of sexuality, love and conflict.

The festival will go on till October 27. You can book your tickets here.