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“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.”
DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Egyptian Actor Nour El- Sherif
The inaugural Ministry of Interior Award is presented to Emirati filmmaker Saeed Salmeen Al Murry.
“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.”
Legendary Playback Singer Asha Bhosle receives DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award
From aspiring director to fully-fledged actress, Nadine Labaki has always been one to watch.
Budding Journalists Win Film Industry Recognition
The New York Film Academy – Abu Dhabi offers five Scholarships for Aspiring Emirati Filmmakers.
The philanthropic live auction evening hosted by Eva Longoria raised over $400,000.
A 365-day promise upheld by Waleed
The iconic and beloved Egyptian film star Faten Hamama – 1931 – 2015.
“I have made 138 films in my career and 'Cairo Time' is my return to the screen in 10 years so screening it at DIFF is very special to me.”