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Introducing the DIFF Programming Team who are currently selecting a diverse and compelling line-up of cinematic masterpieces for DIFF audiences to fall in love with this year.

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Masoud Amralla Al Ali
Artistic Director
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Nashen Moodley
Director
Cinema of the World
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Dorothee Wenner
Programmer
Cinema of the World
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Charlotte Lipinska
Programmer
Cinema of the World
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Alissa Simon
Programmer
Cinema of the World
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Myrna Maakaron
Programmer
Cinema for Children

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Delphine Garde-Mroueh
Programmer
Arabian Nights
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Antoine Khalife
Director
Arab Programme
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Salah Sermini
Programmer
Arab Cinema Sections
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Hassan Kiyany
Programmer
Virtual Reality

Masoud Amralla Al Ali

Nationality

Emirati

Favourite film

Tini zabutykh predkiv (Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors) (1965)

Childhood delight

Star Wars (1977)

All time classic film choice

Citizen Kane (1941)

Top TV series

The Sopranos

What are you excited about bringing to audiences in the UAE this year?

A strong films from the UAE and Arab; variety of films from the world cinema and Oscar contenders.

Is there one director whose work you're always first in line for?

Martin Scorsese.

What's the hardest part of your job? And the best?

To find the right film flavours that suit everyone without being imposing my personal taste too much across the programme.