Bollywood International Film Festival – BIFF Mumbai is founded by some of the best-known actors, directors and film professionals. BIFF Mumbai intends to provide a place that connects the film lovers and makers around the world.
Launched in January 2020, Bollywood International Film Festival – BIFF is founded by some of the best-known actors, directors and film professionals. BIFF intends to provide a place that connects the film lovers and makers around the world.
The purpose of this film festival is to promote new movie makers, looking to get publicity for their films, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas, the culture of India and other nations in the context of their social and cultural ethos.
The festival will host various forums for academic interactions on Filmmaking, Film Appreciation like seminars, Workshops, Masterclasses etc., for the benefit of film professionals, discerning audience and students on different aspects of cinema.
We invite filmmakers, people from the film fraternity, film critics, journalists, discerning cineastes from amongst the general public & International and National film Institutes; distribution agencies/organizations, to witness the glorious start of BIFF. We sincerely hope the film lovers will utilize this opportunity to enrol as delegates and enjoy the contemporary world cinema and the classics.
Awards are constituted in the following categories:
>>FEATURE FILM CATEGORY<<
BEST INDIAN FILM
BEST FOREIGN FILM
>>SHORT FILMS / DOCUMENTARIES CATEGORY<<
BEST INDIAN FILM
BEST FOREIGN FILM
BEST ANIMATION FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
BEST BOOK ON CINEMA
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You and FilmFreeway agree that each may bring claims against the other only in your or its individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class, consolidated or representative proceeding. The arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, may not preside over any form of class, consolidated or representative proceeding and may only provide relief in favor of the individual party seeking relief and only to the extent necessary to provide relief warranted by that party’s individual claim.
23.5 Waiver; Invalid Provisions.
The failure or delay of FilmFreeway to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. No oral waiver, amendment or modification shall be effective under any circumstance whatsoever. If any provision of this TOS is found by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the arbitrator or court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of this TOS shall remain in full force and effect.
23.6 Time to File Claim.
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services or this TOS must be filed within two (2) years after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
The section titles in this TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Please report any violations of this TOS by email to [email protected].
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