Versova & Sion to showcase movies; Shyam Benegal shares insights on global cinema
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | September 21, 2011
Cinemax, one of the leading multiplex chains in India today announced its association as the multiplex partner for the second time with one of the most prestigious film festivals; Mumbai Academy of Moving Images (MAMI) in its 13th year at a curtain raiser press conference held at Hotel Sun & Sand, Juhu.
The impressive line-up of about 200 films will be screened at two majorÂ Cinemax properties Sion and Versova. Cinemax is a hub for movie enthusiasts and to ensure enhanced services, the complete schedule on online booking to festival will be available on the cinemax home website.. The exciting line-up of movies at the festival combined with the state-of-the-art facilities, hi-technology auditoriums, lighting and acoustic sound systems will offer patrons a complete cinematic experience
The movies to be showcased were announced at the event amongst a lot of fanfare by eminent film maker and chairman Shyam Benegal.Â This week long festival starting 13th October 2011 will showcase worldâs most popular contemporary movies across various genres to culminate on 20th October 2011. The Brad Pitt starrer âMoneyballâ will be the opening film and âDolphin Taleâ will be the closing film at the festival.
Commenting on this association Sunil Punjabi, CEO, Cinemax stated, âCinemax has always been at the fore-front of promoting exciting cinema and we are proud to yet again bring to our patrons something unusual and offbeat from the regular Friday releases. Cinemax is the only multiplex to host such a varied range of film festivals right from the Marathi film festival to something avant garde as a Queer Film Festival. This year we will reach out to a larger audience as we will be using 7 screens to play the MAMI movies. Such initiatives reinforce our connect with our patrons and we are sure this festival will be enjoyed by all.â