Moving Images is a new partnership between Art Dubai, the Sharjah Art Foundation and the Dubai International Film Festival that is dedicated to artists’ films and filmmakers’ art in the Arab world. Through a series of co-curated events, screenings and workshops; Moving Images will explore the intersection between art and film in the Arab world.
The partnership will continue throughout the year, with screenings in Dubai and Sharjah, and with specially-curated programmes at the Sharjah Art Foundation and Art Dubai in March 2014.
Moving Images epitomises the shared expertise and combined resources of the three partnering organisations in the field of art and cinema. The programme aims to increase access to and the understanding of artists’ films; support artists and filmmakers from the Arab world through new opportunities; and debate existing and future models for funding and distribution through the UAE and beyond.