• Beloved novel interpreted for screen by Oscar-Winning director Ang Lee to open DIFF
• Film world to descend on Dubai for 8 days, from December 9 – 16.
• Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Suraj Sharma, Adil Hussain, Shravanthi Sainath, Freida Pinto, Michael Apted, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Nelly, Khaled Al Nebawy, Ezzat Abu Ouf, Salah El Saadany, Ghada Adel, Mohammed Saad and other celebrities to walk the red carpet.
• 158 films from 61 countries, in 43 languages featuring 50 World Premieres.
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With Decades of Experience and Hundreds of Awards amongst them, Heavy-Hitting Juries are tasked with Selecting Winners of the Region’s most sought-after Film Awards
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