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5 not to miss international films at the Jio Mami 2016

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The Jio Mami Film Festival is all set to kick off from October 20, 2016. This year the film festival brings 12 stunning films from 18 countries and 10 foreign languages.  From a rom-com to horror, there’s everything you like. And to help you with the selection, we bring to you 5 not to miss films at the Jio Mami Film Festival 2016. Here we go:

The Salesman


Section: World Cinema
Language:
Farsi
Genre:
Drama

About the film: ‘The Salesman’ is a story of a young couple, Emad and Rana, who shifts to a new apartment when their old flat is damaged in Tehran. An occurrence linked to the previous occupant bitters the relationship of the couple.

Show time:

Date: October 22
Venue: PVR Icon, Versova
Time: 4 PM – 6:05 PM

Date: October 23
Venue: Regal Cinema, Colaba
Time: 5:15 PM – 7:20 PM

Date: October 24
Venue: PVR Icon, Versova
Time: 5:40 PM-7:45 PM

Clash

Section: World Cinema
Language:
Arabic
Genre:
Political Drama

About the film: Set up in Cairo in summer of 2013 – two years after the Egyptian revolution. An 8m police truck full of detainees from political and social background roams through the violence-ridden streets of the city. Can the detainees get rid of their differences to stand a chance of survival?

Show time:

Date: October 21
Venue: PVR ECX, Andheri
Time: 1:15 PM-2:55 PM

Date: October 24
Venue: PVR Icon, Versova
Time: 2:15 PM – 3:55 PM

Date: October 26
Venue: Le Reve, Bandra
Time: 11 AM – 12:40 PM

Under The Shadow

Section: After Dark
Language:
Farsi
Genre:
Horror

About the film: Set up in Tehran, 1988 –eighth year of the Iran-Iraq war. The film shows a mother-daughter struggle to survive with the terrors of the post-revolution; a mysterious evil stalks their apartment, threatening their grip on reality.

Show time:

Date: October 21
Venue: PVR ECX, Andheri
Time: 9:15 PM-11:00 PM

Date: October 23
Venue: Le Reve, Bandra
Time: 7:30 PM-9:00 PM

Date: October 25
Venue: PVR ECX, Andheri
Time: 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Elle

Section: Rendezvous
Language:
Farsi
Genre:
Psychological Thriller

About the film: A successful businesswoman Michele heads a leading video game company. Her attitude towards her love life is as merciless as to her business. She gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown assailant who raped her.

Show time:

Date: October 23
Venue: PVR ECX, Andheri
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:11 PM

Date: October 24
Venue: PVR ECX, Andheri
Time: 8:30 PM – 10:40 PM

Date: October 25
Venue: PVR Icon, Versova
Time: 12:30 PM – 2:40 PM

Date: October 26
Venue: Regal Cinema, Colaba
Time: 3:00 PM – 5:15 PM

Neruda

Section: World Cinema
Language:
Spanish
Genre:
Historical Drama

About the film: Year 1948, Cold War has reached Chile. Pablo Neruda, a noble-prize winning poet, tries to flee his own country with his wife as he accuses the government of betraying the Communist Party. But the couple are forced into hiding. Inspired by his own life, Neruda writes his epic collection of poems called ‘Canto General’.

Show time:

Date: October 21
Venue: PVR Icon, Versova
Time: 12:30 PM – 2:10 PM

Date: October 22
Venue: Regal Cinema, Colaba       
Time: 3:15 PM – 5:05 PM

Date: October 23
Venue: PVR Icon, Versova
Time: 1:25 PM – 3:15 PM

Date: October 24
Venue: PVR Phoenix
Time: 9:00 PM – 10:40 PM

Enjoy!