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