MAMI Film Festival To Award ‘Best Film On Gender Equality’by The Daily Eye Team July 14 2016, 11:45 am Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 39 secs
MAMI has instituted an award for 'Best Film on Gender Equality' to honour sensitive depiction of women in cinema. The JIO MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival has instituted an award for ‘Best Film on Gender Equality’ to honour sensitive depiction of women in cinema.
The award has been announced by the festival organisers with Star in partnership with Oxfam India. “We are honoured to partner with Oxfam India for the award that recognises the importance of positive gender representation in cinema. We hope the award will add to the discourse on women in film in India and encourage filmmakers to create and audiences to seek more nuanced portrayals of women onscreen,” Anupama Chopra, Festival Director, MAMI, said in a statement.