Jio MAMI film festival is back this season with its grand opening tonight, on October 20 at the Royal Opera House – which has been restored and is opening to the public after 20 years. MAMI is a seven-day film festival {October 20 to October 27} showcasing some exceptional curated films from around the world like Manchester by The Sea, A Death In The Gunj, Lipstick Under My Burkha and so many more. However, for the working professionals catching the films during the day would be tough so check out our guide to catching some amazing films post-work hours. Happy Film-ing!

A Death in Gunj is the opening film at MAMI which will be screened at Regal cinema. Directed By Konkana Sen Sharma this film revolves around a family road trip gone wrong in McCluskiegunj, Jharkhand – and has already been the talk of the town.

When: Friday, October 21

Timings: 7pm

Goodbye Berlin will be screened at Regal cinema. Directed by Fatih Akin, this German language film is based on author and illustrator Wolfgang Herrnsdorf who took his life in 2013 following a bout of illness. This film chronicles his coming of age journey in a book titled ‘Tschick’ which was adapted into a film.

When: Saturday, October 22

Timings: 8pm

Graduation {Bacalaureat} will be screened at PVR ICON {Audi 2}. It’s a Romanian film directed by Cristian Mungiu and follows the relationship between a father and his perfect daughter – until an incident changes their life.

When: Saturday, October 23

Timings: 8.30pm

Personal Shopper will be screened at PVR ICON {Audi 4} starring Kristen Stewart and directed by Olivier Assyas. Stewart plays the character of Maureen who is a personal shopper in Paris for celebrities – with once catch – whois psychic just like her twin brother – who passed away recently.

When: Monday, October 24

Timings: 9pm

Things To Come {L’avenir} will be screened at PVR ICON {Audi 2}. It’s a French language film directed by Mia Hansen-Løve and is a part of the fiction film section ‘rendezvous’. It’s the story of a Parisian woman dealing with abandonment and reinventing herself.

When: Tuesdays, October 25

Timings: 8pm

When Two Worlds Collide will be screened at PVR ICON {Audi 1}. It’s a Spanish language documentary directed by Matthew Orzel and Heidi Brandenburg Sierralta which follows the conflict between two powerful leaders of Peru which leads to violence in the country.

When
: Wednesday, October 26

Timings:  6pm

Trapped will be screened at PVR ICON {Audi 3}. It’s directed by Indian director Vikramaditya Motwane of the Lootera and Udaan fame starring Rajkumar Rao. 

When: Wednesday, October 26

Timings: 8.30pm

The Commune {Kollektivet} will be screened at PVR ICON {Audi 1}. Directed by Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg who’s been nominated for Cannes Palme d’Or in 2012 is a Danish language film that explores a commune in Copenhagen.

When: Thursday, October 27

Timings: 8.30pm

Barakah meets Barakah will be screened at PVR ICON {Audi 2}. This Arabic language film is directed by Mahmoud Sabbagh – a graduate of Columbia School of Journalism in New York – with this being his first full-length feature film.

When: Thursday, October 27

Timings: 9.15 pm

Featured photo source : Goodbye Berlin and Things To Come