Mumbai, Aug 6: Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival (MWIFF) is back with second edition with an aim to promote female filmmakers and provide them an international platform. Also Read - Ila Arun, Charu Khurana to be felicitated at MWIFF

The eight-day festival, organised by Oculus Creations, which starts Dec 6, has introduced a social campaign and film category titled “City for Women”. It will represent the bond and the connection between the women and the city of Mumbai, said a statement.

The fest consists of competitive categories like Short Films, Documentary Films, and Feature Films and the non-competitive category including World Cinebusters, World Panorama and World Premiere. “This is the first biggest Women’s International Film Festival in India through which we aim to unleash the talent of filmmakers from all over the world,” said Avinash Pawar, the festival director.

“We also have master class and seminars by Indian film industry professionals to provide deep-rooted knowledge about cinema to the aspiring filmmakers.” Male filmmakers would also get an opportunity to take part in all the categories mentioned above.