“The vision has always been to bring an exciting selection of films that represent perspectives and cultures from around the world to the diverse population in the UAE.”
Abdulhamid Juma
DIFF through the years from the inaugural edition in 2004 through to the decennial edition in 2013.
“East met West and everywhere in between at the Dubai International Film Festival.”
Variety
“Dubai is a very exciting place, probably one of the most exciting places I have been.”
Morgan Freeman
“It is a great time to build culture bridges, and the medium of film is a universal language.”
Orlando Bloom
Young Animators Award Returns to The Dubai International Film Festival (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