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