Monday, November 2, 2015

17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival
                                     October 29 to 5 November, 2015

Section:   Discovering India
Curated by Uma da Cunha
“Monsoon” (Canada)
Asian Premiere
Directed by Sturla Gunnarsson
Venue  PVR, ECX3 – Citi Mall, Andheri West
Date/Time   Tuesday, November 3 at 2.15 pm
To be followed by
Q&A with the music composer Andrew T Mackay

Synopsis: “Monsoon” directed by Sturla Gunnarsson
2014, Canada/France,106 mins, English

Part road movie, part spectacle, part human drama, “Monsoon”, a documentary is a cinematic journey into the terrain where nature, science, belief and wonder converge in one of the most astonishing and breathtaking landscapes on earth.

Sturla Gunnarsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland.  He studied English literature and film at the University of  British Columbia. He has directed films for the National Film Board of Canada and for television.  His feature films include “Such a Long Journey” (98), “Rare Birds” (01),  “Beowulf & Grendel” (05), and documentary features ‘After the Axe” (81) “Force of Nature” (10) and “Monsoon” which won the People’s Choice Award at the 2014 Toronto International Festival.

2nd screening “Monsoon
Thursday, November 5, 4.00 pm
PVR:Phoenix Lower Parel, NIX3

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