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Little TerroristMumbai International Film Festival in February
12th Jan 2006  19.30 IST
By Agencies  


India's Oscar-nominated venture Little Terrorist , a first-time package from Iran and a panorama of films from the northeast would be the main draw of this year's Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) featuring 500-odd entries from over 40 countries.

The 9th edition of MIFF scheduled between February 3 and 9 in Mumbai would have maiden documentary entries from Iran made mostly by the country's young woman filmmakers, MIFF Director Raghu Krishna, told reporters.




“We will have a package of Iranian films spanning nine hours at the festival this time alongside India's Oscar-nominated entry 'Little Terrorist' by Ashwin Kumar,” Krishna said.

The northeastern states would be amply represented with 11 films – ‘Drummers of Koihati’, ‘Where the Tallest Grass Grows’, ‘Prayers for New Gods’, ‘And Silently the Drums Wait’, ‘The Dance of the Lai Haraoba’, ‘Binding Threads’, ‘Sons of Abotani: The Misings’, ‘And the Bamboo Blooms’, ‘Mizoram - The Haven of Peace’, ‘Tripura and Wet Dessert’.

The festival, to be inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilas Rao Deshmukh, would screen retrospectives of jury members Lasse Naukkarinen, John Akomfrah, Sato Makoto and Lisa Goldman.

The competitive festival would give away Rs 28 lakhs in total prize money, Krishna added.



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