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Dubai International Film Festival

Thierry Fremaux

Thierry Frémaux to present Lumière brothers tribute in Dubai

Cannes Film Festival and Institut Lumière chief to introduce the Gulf to work of cinema pioneers at DIFF.

Hiam Abbass

Abbass, Najjar to present projects at Dubai Film Connection

Co-production market running Dec 9-11 during the Dubai International Film Festival unveils line-up.

Nujoom Al Ghanem

DIFF unveils 2016 IWC Filmmaker Award short-list 

Three Gulf film-makers in running for prize worth $100,000.


Screen to launch Arab Stars of Tomorrow at DIFF

Screen is teaming with December’s Dubai International Film Festival to spotlight emerging talent from the region.

Six selected for Indian film-makers residency

The film-makers will each receive an expert mentor to help develop their feature projects.

Halal Love (And Sex)

'Halal Love (And Sex)': Sundance Review

Dir/scr. Assad Fouladkar. Ger/Lebanon, 2015, 94 mins.


'Nawara': Review

Dir/scr. Hala Khalil. Egypt, 2014, 122 mins,

23 Kilometres

'23 Kilometres': Review

Dir/scr: Noura Kevorkian. UAE, Canada, Lebanon, 2015, 78 mins.


'Waiting': Review

Dir. Anu Menon. India, 2015, 92 mins.

The Curve

'The Curve': Review

Dir. Rifqi Adnan Assaf. UAE/Egypt/France/Jordan. 2015, 81 mins.

Before The Summer Crowds

'Before The Summer Crowds': Review

Dir. Mohamed Khan. Egypt, 2015. 90 mins.

Rattle The Cage (Zinzana)

'Rattle The Cage (Zinzana)': Review

Dir. Majid Al Ansari. UAE/Jordan, 2015, 95 mins.

El Clasico

'El Clasico': Review

Dir. Halkawt Mustafa. Iraq/Norway/UAE, 2015, 97 mins


'Parisienne': Review

Dir: Danielle Arbid. Fr. 2015. 119mins