The Festival will showcase international films about freedom and independence. The Theme of the Cinema week is “East meets West”. More than 22 films will be projected during the Mauritius Cinema Week. Film shot in Mauritius will include: “Chandi Sona”, “Hum”, “Les Enfants de Troumaron”, “Lonbraz Kann”. An impressive list of International Guests will also be in Mauritius.
High-profile celebrities from Hollywood, Bollywood, China and EU film industries will be participating in this International Film Festival 2017, organised by Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), Mauritius Film Development Corporation (MFDC) and Air Mauritius.
The main objectives of the festival are to:
The festival will be launched officially on 5th October at Château de Labourdonnais and the closing ceremony on 8th October 2017 at Balaclava. The Official Programme is as follows:
OPENING CEREMONY of Mauritius Cinema Week
Château de Labourdonnais
MASTER CLASS in Cinema – Cinema Café
Plaza Rose Hill
Working Session on Script Writing and Film Directing
Working Session on Acting
MASTER CLASS – Cinema Café
Institut Français de Maurice, Rose-Hill
Working Session on Film Writing and Directing
Working Session on Film Production, Distribution and Marketing
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO CINEMA AWARD CEREMONY