All Dubai articles – Page 10

  • Fadel Almheiri
    Features

    Fadel Almheiri, Abood Kandaishan

    2014-12-12T05:43:00Z

    Emirati filmmaker Fadel Almheiri explains to Melanie Goodfellow how nostalgia for a bygone way of life in the UAE inspired his tragicomic Abood Kandaishan.

  • Mario G. Haddad
    Features

    Mario G. Haddad, Empire International

    2014-12-12T04:52:00Z

    Mario G. Haddad, CEO of pan-Arab distributor Empire International, talks to Melanie Goodfellow about the Gulf theatrical market, as well as plans for the pan-Arab launch of Emirati feature From A To B .

  • Waleed Al Shehhi
    Features

    Waleed Al Shehhi, Dolphins

    2014-12-12T04:31:00Z

    Emirati filmmaker Waleed Al Shehhi tells Melanie Goodfellow about his passion for Andrei Tarkovsky and how he finally faced his fears and shot his debut feature Dolphins.

  • Nujoom Al Ghanem
    Features

    Nujoom Al Ghanem, Nearby Sky

    2014-12-12T04:25:00Z

    Emirati filmmaker Nujoom Al Ghanem talks to Liz Shackleton about how she worked with trail-blazing camel owner Fatima Ali Alhameli and building a film industry in the Emirates.

  • Diaries Of A Flying Dog
    Reviews

    Diaries Of A Flying Dog

    2014-12-12T03:33:00Z

    Dir/scr: Bassem Fayad. Lebanon-UAE. 2014. 75mins

  • Dolphins
    News

    VOX takes pan-Arab rights to Dolphins

    2014-12-12T02:08:00Z

    EXCLUSIVE: Dubai-based Vox Cinemas is in final negotiations to acquire pan-Arab rights to Emirati director Waleed Al Shehhi’s Dolphins ahead of its premiere at DIFF on Friday.

  • I Am Nojoom, Age 10 And Divorced
    Reviews

    I Am Nojoom, Age 10 And Divorced

    2014-12-11T22:20:00Z

    Dir/scr: Khadija Al-Salami. Yemen-UAE-France. 2014. 96mins

  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
    News

    Akinnuoye-Agbaje to voice Emirati animation

    2014-12-11T18:13:00Z

    Nigerian-UK actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is set to voice the protagonist of an ambitious Emirati feature-length animation inspired by a figure in Arabic folklore.

  • Chaitanya Tamhane
    Features

    Chaitanya Tamhane, Court

    2014-12-11T16:15:00Z

    Chaitanya Tamhane talks to Liz Shackleton about making his debut feature Court, which won two prizes at this year’s Venice Film Festival.

  • Rashid Masharawi
    Features

    Rashid Masharawi, Letters From Al Yarmouk

    2014-12-11T16:07:00Z

    Palestinian filmmaker Rashid Masharawi talks to Melanie Goodfellow about his documentary capturing life in the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp on the edge of Damascus.

  • The Theory of Everything
    News

    DIFF kicks off with Theory Of Everything

    2014-12-10T07:48:00Z

    The 11th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) combines a host of award season contenders with a fresh crop of Arab fare.

  • From A To B
    News

    Highland takes on Mostafa’s From A To B

    2014-12-10T07:38:00Z

    EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group has taken on international sales of Emirati filmmaker Ali Mostafa’s pan-Arab road movie From A To B .

  • Dolphins
    Features

    IWC Award helps Gulf cinema to grow

    2014-12-10T07:04:00Z

    Now in its third year, the IWC Filmmaker Award is fast becoming an effective launchpad for projects from filmmakers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

  • Khadija Al-Salami
    Features

    Khadija Al-Salami, I Am Nojoom, Age 10 And Divorced

    2014-12-09T17:04:00Z

    Yemeni director Khadija Al-Salami tells Melanie Goodfellow about her struggle to bring the issue of child brides to the big screen in I Am Nojoom, Age 10 And Divorced .

  • ADFF From A to Z Ali Mostafa director
    Features

    Ali Mostafa, From A To B

    2014-12-09T16:44:00Z

    Emirati director Ali Mostafa talks to Melanie Goodfellow about his pan-Arab road movie From A to B , which screens in his hometown of Dubai on Thursday as part of DIFF’s Arabian Nights line-up. 

  • Afia Nathaniel
    Features

    Afia Nathaniel, Dukhtar

    2014-12-09T16:10:00Z

    Afia Nathaniel talks to Liz Shackleton about the challenges in funding and shooting a female-centric film in a remote corner of northern Pakistan.

  • The Water Diviner
    Reviews

    The Water Diviner

    2014-12-09T14:00:00Z

    Dir: Russell Crowe. Australia. 2014. 111mins

  • St Vincent
    Comment

    DIFF heads to the beach

    2014-12-09T12:10:00Z

    For those who prefer their cinema al fresco, the public screenings at this year’s Dubai International Film Festival will be held at “The Beach” opposite Jumeirah Beach Resort (JBR).

  • Asha Bhosle
    News

    Bhosle, El-Sherif to receive DIFF awards

    2014-12-08T06:20:00Z

    Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif and Indian playback singer Asha Bhosle will both receive lifetime achievement awards at this year’s Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).

  • Lee Daniels
    News

    Lee Daniels to head DIFF Muhr feature jury

    2014-12-05T07:03:00Z

    Lee Daniels is heading the jury for the Muhr Feature competition at this year’s Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).