Gulf Cinema

STARS LIGHT UP RED CARPET FOR DIFF’S 13TH EDITION

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  Director John Madden presents the International Premiere of ‘Miss Sloane’ and the Festival welcomes Samuel L. Jackson, Rekha, Gabriel Yared and many more for an unmissable Opening Night The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) opened in spectacular fashion at the prestigious Madinat Jumeirah on December 7th with a Red Carpet Opening Gala for the international…

FIRST ARRAY OF COMPELLING CINEMA TO CELEBRATE NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE MIDDLE EAST WITH ARABIAN NIGHTS

The Challenge

The 13th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) have today announced the first films showcasing in the iconic Arabian Nights programme, which pays homage to the cultural vibrancy of the ever-changing Arab world. This year’s rich selection of eclectic films to exhibit in the popular category originate from around the globe, including Lebanon,…

DIFF TO PREMIERE VIBRANT ARRAY OF CINEMATIC SHORTS FROM THE GULF REGION

Arabian Swan

An impressive lineup of talent to compete in Muhr Gulf Short category The Muhr Gulf Short category is once again returning to the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) to provide a supporting platform for filmmakers from the region. Celebrated for reflecting diversity and recognising the expertise of Gulf filmmakers, the Muhr Gulf Short category provides…

121 shortlisted films for 4th annual SICFF

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This year’s festival will showcase the best of young filmmakers from around the globe The Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF) has announced the long-awaited shortlist for this year’s filmmaking competition. 2016 has seen a remarkable hike in the number of participants – 425 films from 59 countries were submitted for review by the judges,…

WOMB-MAN

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The story of a 40-year-old black woman filmmaker struggling with infertility According to Infertility Awareness Association of South Africa (IFAASA), 1 in 6 recorded couples struggle with infertility in South Africa.

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