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Weinstein keynote gives strong start to Abu Dhabi festival

Abu Dhabi 's inaugural Middle East International Film Festival (MEIFF) got off to an extravagant start on Sunday evening with a ceremony that included an Academy Awards-style opening number choreographed by Broadway veteran Otis Sallid. A lavish party at the opulent festival centre, Emirates Palace, followed the screening of opening film Atonement, which met with modest applause from the 1,000-strong, mainly local audience.

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