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MEIFF names eight films in competition, Laila's Birthday screening

Eight films have been set for the international competition feature film and documentary sections at the second annual Middle East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi (Oct 10-19)Toronto festival favourite Laila's Birthday from Palestinian filmmaker Rashid Masharawi will also have its Middle Eastern premiere at the festival. The film, about a father who tries to make his daughter's birthday memorable amid the daily chaos in Palestine, ...

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