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Wed Dec 8, 2004 Dubai Film Festival’s Feast of Short Films & Captures Many Faces of the Arab World

Dubai, December 8, 2004 The 16 Arab short films screening during the Dubai International Film Festival are a kaleidoscope of Arab culture and Arab concerns, and no less effective for their brevity, Festival programmer Mohamed Maklouf said yesterday. Maklouf, a UK-based filmmaker, film critic, international jury member and founder director of the Arab Screen Independent Film

Wed Dec 8, 2004 Clarification: Photography Access for Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)

The media has had and will continue to have access to the Dubai International Film Festival’s red carpet events and other activities, DIFF organizers said yesterday.

Wed Dec 8, 2004 Gulf Premiere of ‘Control Room’ a Rousing Success

Dubai, December 8, 2004 One month behind the scenes of the Al Jazeera news network allowed Jehane Noujaim to see the truth surrounding the invasion of Iraq, and that truth was far different from what the rest of the world was seeing, the director of documentary Control Room told a sold-out cinema at the film’s

Wed Dec 8, 2004 Directors Daoud Abdul Sayed, Subhash Ghai Honored at Dubai International Film Festival

Dubai, December 8, 2004 Renowned Indian director Subhash Ghai and acclaimed Egyptian director Daoud Abdul Sayed were honored by the Dubai International Film Festival at a special presentation lunch at the Madinat Jumeirah yesterday, Festival organizers said. The directors – whose works are highlighted in the Festival’s “Directors in the Spotlight” segment – were welcomed to

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