“You show your film around the world, in Europe, Japan and Brazil and people tend to laugh and cry in the same places. I think that’s what unites us this human experience.”
Danis Tanovic
Three Gulf Directors Compete for IWC Filmmaker Award
Outstanding Musical Careeer of Oscar Winner Gabriel Yared to be Recognised by Lifetime Achievement Award at DIFF 2016
DIFF’s Prestigious Cinema of The World Programme Continues to Grow
DIFF Announces the Latest in Arab Film for the Highly Anticipated Muhr Short Category
The World of Lumiere Films to Showcase at DIFF’s 13th Edition
“What a great experience being part of the IWC Filmmaker Award jury has been. The region is a treasure chest of stories and thus the submissions were brilliant. I am proud to participate with such a noble initiative that supports the ambitions and aspirations of the region’s filmmakers.”
Emily Blunt
DIFF to Premiere Vibrant Array of Cinematic Shorts from the Gulf Region
13 Film Projects Shortlisted For 2016 Competition at Dubai Film Connection
DIFF’s Children’s Red Carpet Gala ‘Swallows and Amazons’ Is an Adventure for The Whole Family
Online Registration Now Open for 13th Dubai International Film Festival
Image Nation Abu Dhabi and Dubai International Film Festival Partner to Champion Gulf Filmmakers
DIFF Completes Arabian Nights Line-Up with Further Titles from the Region
Star Trek Beyond premiere and global release showcase Dubai as a leading film production hub in the Middle East
Founding Sponsors Dubai Duty Free, Emirates and Madinat Jumeirah Return to support DIFF for 13th Year
The ‘Road to DIFF’ Reveals Film and Star Experience in Exciting Build Up to the 13th Festival
Friends of the Festival - Here’s your chance to experience DIFF as a VIP!
Movie Magic at the Madinat Arena as DIFF Announces Gala Screenings
13th Edition of the Dubai International Film Festival Set to Captivate Audiences with the Best of Cinema from Around the World This December
Young Animators Award Returns to The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)
DIFF to Annually Present Exceptional Arab Films for Golden Globe Consideration
Join us for The Ultimate Fan Experience to Celebrate Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Closing DIFF
DIFF Announces Final Films to Join Muhr Short Competition
RIP Egyptian star Mahmoud Abdel Aziz. He left our world after touching so many hearts & inspiring so many minds. He'll be forever remembered
Prepare Yourself! The Dubai International Film Festival to showcase the very best Cinema from Around the Globe this December
First Array of Compelling Cinema to Celebrate New Perspectives on the Middle East with Arabian Nights
Join the ‘Road to DFF’
Enter a Whole New World: Virtual Reality Adds a New Dimension to DIFF’s 13th Edition
Regional Excellence Celebrated with First Lineup of Talent for DIFF’s Muhr Feature Category
DIFF Opens its Doors to Ambitious Writing Talent with 2016 Young Journalist Award
Final Films Confirmed to Complete DIFF’s Cinema of The World Programme
Help us bring the Power of Film to Life This December at The Leading Film Festival in The Region
DIFF to Honour Cinema Legend Samuel l. Jackson with Lifetime Achievement Award
DIFF Raises International Offering as Thirteen New Films Join Cinema of The World lineup
Enjaaz Supports Regional Filmmakers at DIFF 2016
Unique array of Cinema Announced for Second Slate of DIFF’s Muhr Gulf Short
Ten Films Complete DIFF’s Impressive Muhr Feature Lineup
DIFF Will Showcase World’s best As First ‘Cinema Of The World’ Film Selection Announced
Dubai International Film Festival Launches the Dubai Investors Club
Muhr Winners are now eligible for Oscars nomination – learn more
DIFF’s Free Open Air Screenings Return in Partnership with Meraas at The Beach
Diverse Career of Rekha Celebrated with Prestigious DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award
Screen International to Launch Arab Stars of Tomorrow at DIFF
DIFF Fuses Storytelling and Realism in Festival’s First Virtual Reality Lineup