Help us bring the Power of Film to Life This December at The Leading Film Festival in The Region
Final Films Confirmed to Complete DIFF’s Cinema of The World Programme
First Array of Compelling Cinema to Celebrate New Perspectives on the Middle East with Arabian Nights
13 Film Projects Shortlisted For 2016 Competition at Dubai Film Connection
Unique array of Cinema Announced for Second Slate of DIFF’s Muhr Gulf Short
Dubai International Film Festival and Dubai Cares Present The Global Gift Gala For The Third Year Running
Enter a Whole New World: Virtual Reality Adds a New Dimension to DIFF’s 13th Edition
Join us for The Ultimate Fan Experience to Celebrate Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Closing DIFF
“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
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DIFF’s Children’s Red Carpet Gala ‘Swallows and Amazons’ Is an Adventure for The Whole Family
Dubai International Film Festival Launches the Dubai Investors Club
Three Gulf Directors Compete for IWC Filmmaker Award
13th Edition of the Dubai International Film Festival Set to Captivate Audiences with the Best of Cinema from Around the World This December
RIP Egyptian star Mahmoud Abdel Aziz. He left our world after touching so many hearts & inspiring so many minds. He'll be forever remembered
Star Trek Beyond premiere and global release showcase Dubai as a leading film production hub in the Middle East
Young Animators Award Returns to The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)
The ‘Road to DIFF’ Reveals Film and Star Experience in Exciting Build Up to the 13th Festival
Screen International to Launch Arab Stars of Tomorrow at DIFF
Relish in the Most Exclusive Cinema Experience with DIFF’s ‘Friends Of The Festival’ Package
DIFF Will Showcase World’s best As First ‘Cinema Of The World’ Film Selection Announced
DIFF’s Prestigious Cinema of The World Programme Continues to Grow
DIFF’s Free Open Air Screenings Return in Partnership with Meraas at The Beach
DIFF Opens its Doors to Ambitious Writing Talent with 2016 Young Journalist Award
Ten Films Complete DIFF’s Impressive Muhr Feature Lineup
DIFF Announces Final Films to Join Muhr Short Competition
Regional Excellence Celebrated with First Lineup of Talent for DIFF’s Muhr Feature Category
DIFF to Premiere Vibrant Array of Cinematic Shorts from the Gulf Region
DIFF Announces the Latest in Arab Film for the Highly Anticipated Muhr Short Category
DIFF Completes Arabian Nights Line-Up with Further Titles from the Region
Diverse Career of Rekha Celebrated with Prestigious DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award
DIFF to Honour Cinema Legend Samuel l. Jackson with Lifetime Achievement Award
DIFF to Annually Present Exceptional Arab Films for Golden Globe Consideration
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DIFF Raises International Offering as Thirteen New Films Join Cinema of The World lineup
Thirteen UAE Filmmakers to Compete for DIFF’s Renowned Muhr Emirati Awards
Adiyta Chopra’s Highly Anticipated ‘Befikre’ to World Premiere at The Dubai International Film Festival
Founding Sponsors Dubai Duty Free, Emirates and Madinat Jumeirah Return to support DIFF for 13th Year
DIFF Fuses Storytelling and Realism in Festival’s First Virtual Reality Lineup
Outstanding Musical Careeer of Oscar Winner Gabriel Yared to be Recognised by Lifetime Achievement Award at DIFF 2016
The World of Lumiere Films to Showcase at DIFF’s 13th Edition
“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
Online Registration Now Open for 13th Dubai International Film Festival