MAMI Film Festival 2016

20 Must See Films at JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, 2016

Fueled by every possible genre of cinematic independence, the Mumabi Film Festival is here again. A time of the year when every single cinema lover like us gets pissed-off at their respective bosses and bring their ass Mumbai for this grand event. A place where people not only see films but celebrate films. They wait in queues and gossip about their love for films. A place which is more home that you make it out to be. Like a yearly ritual, we wait for this week of cinematic boners and ever enlightening storms. And while every single one of us believes in watching as many films as possible, time binds us to a bear minimum.

Aferim!: Monty-pythonesque Humor ‘JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival Review’

Radu Jude’s earlier two films were verbose black comedy that dealt with the family struggle and Aferim! is no exception to his style of film-making, except that it explores the never discussed before Romanian Slavery in quite a subtle manner. Radu Jude’s Aferim is more self-aware that chalks out the hypocrisy, religious dogmatism and human folly in the society without getting too serious about the already critical subject. Still, Aferim! captures the slavery in such a striking manner