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Heralded by Variety magazine as one of the world’s “50 unmissable film festivals“, DIFF has cemented its reputation as the ultimate destination to discover films from the Arab world and beyond. The archive gives you access to the films, juries, galleries, press releases and more from the first edition in 2004 through to the current edition.
Films 2011
 
Genre
 
Language
 
Programme

Non-fiction, Music and War
Rating: 15+ / 62 mins

Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 99 mins

Drama
Rating: PG / 90 mins
Dir: Karim El Hakim, Omar Shargawi
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 71 mins
Dir: Deema Amr
Drama and Romance
Rating: PG / 80 mins
Dir: Abir Chatterjee, Srijit Mukherjee
Drama, Mystery and Mystery Surrealistic
Rating: 18+ / 139 mins
Dir: Dave Osborne
Rating: PG / 81 mins
Dir: Hady El Bagoory
Drama and Romance
Rating: 15+ / 100 mins
Dir: Talal Mahmood
Drama, Family, Psychodrama and Romance
Rating: 15+ / 11 mins
Dir: Jule Ott, Manal Abdallah, Stephanie Bürger
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 82 mins
Dir: Charles Lim Yi Yong
Experimental and Mystery
Rating: PG / 21 mins
Dir: Nujoom Alghanem
Biography
Rating: PG / 88 mins
Dir: Abdenour Zahzah
Music
Rating: PG / 101 mins
Dir: Giacomo Abbruzzese
Drama
Rating: PG / 24 mins
Dir: Sarah Smith
Children's Film, Family and Fantasy
Rating: 6+ / 112 mins
Dir: Ammar Al-Beik
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 125 mins
Dir: Isabelle Lavigne, Stephane Thibault
Family and Social
Rating: 15+ / 81 mins
Dir: Aruna Jayawardana
Biography, Drama and Video Art
Rating: 18+ / 108 mins
Dir: Nick Murphy
Rating: 15+ / 107 mins
Dir: Roy Arida
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 33 mins
Dir: Yu Guangyi
Social
Rating: 15+ / 96 mins
Dir: Ahmed Ghoneimy
Experimental and Mystery Surrealistic
Rating: PG / 14 mins
Dir: Hee-Chul Jang
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 98 mins
Dir: Salah Abouseif
Adventure
Rating: 12+ / 127 mins
Dir: Danielle Arbid
Drama, Political Thriller and Romance
Rating: 18+ / 96 mins
Dir: Tristan Aurouet
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 96 mins
Dir: Hakim Belabbes
Drama and Family
Rating: PG / 102 mins
Dir: Ahmed Rashwan
Docudrama
Rating: 15+ / 80 mins
Dir: Omar El Zohairy
Drama
Rating: PG / 19 mins
Dir: Rachid Djaïdani
Allegory, Family, Romance and Video Art
Rating: PG / 26 mins
Dir: Farid Bentoumi
Action and Political Thriller
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Verena S. Freytag
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 103 mins
Dir: Hannah Price, Juan Carlos Rulfo
Biography
Rating: 12+ / 89 mins
Dir: Christina Foerch Saab
Non-fiction
Rating: 15+ / 80 mins
Dir: Mohammad Fikree
Adventure, Animation, Experimental, Horror and Musical
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Arne Toonen
Family
Rating: 5+ / 85 mins
Dir: Aleksei Bakri, Marcus Vetter
Social
Rating: PG / 90 mins
Dir: Srinath Samarasinghe
Drama, Fantasy and Mystery
Rating: 15+ / 90 mins
Dir: David Wnendt
Drama and Political Thriller
Rating: 18+ / 102 mins
Dir: Lee Yoon-Ki
Drama and Romance
Rating: 15+ / 105 mins
Dir: Alice Rohrwacher
Rating: 12+ / 102 mins
Dir: Karan Gour
Drama and Psychodrama
Rating: 15+ / 92 mins
Dir: Arnel Mardoquio
Drama, Political Thriller and War
Rating: 15+ / 105 mins
Dir: Mohammad Al Hushki, Thouraya Hamda
Drama and Family
Rating: PG / 24 mins
Dir: Amir Naderi
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 132 mins
Dir: Mami Sunada
Family
Rating: 12+ / 90 mins
Dir: Philippe Faucon
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 78 mins
Dir: Aida Begić, Eric Nazarian, Hany Abu-Assad, Josefina Markarian, Omar Shargawi, Stefan Arsenijevic, Stergios Niziris
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 118 mins
Dir: Branwen Okpako
Social
Rating: PG / 81 mins
Dir: Hamad Al Hammadi
Drama
Rating: PG / 14 mins
Dir: Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 96 mins
Dir: Tamara Stepanyan
Drama and Experimental
Rating: 12+ / 33 mins
Dir: Niki Karimi
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 89 mins
Dir: Gianni Amelio
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 100 mins
Dir: Werner Herzog
Adventure and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 158 mins
Dir: Sarah Alagroobi
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 10 mins
Dir: Ahmed Zain, Nasser Al Yaqobi
Music
Rating: 12+ / 40 mins
Dir: Mani Ratnam
Drama, Musical and Romance
Rating: 12+ / 163 mins
Dir: Simon El Habre
Biography and Social
Rating: 12+ / 84 mins
Dir: Clarissa Campolina, Helvécio Marins, Jr.
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 90 mins
Dir: Judy Chaikin
Non-fiction and Music
Rating: 12+ / 86 mins
Dir: Mike Fleiss, Mike Piscitelli
Music
Rating: 18+ / 100 mins
Dir: Ala' Abu Ghoush
Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Political Thriller and War
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Mohammad Rasoulof
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 104 mins
Dir: Kivu Ruhorahoza
Drama, Social and War
Rating: 18+ / 100 mins
Dir: Susan Youssef
Drama and Romance
Rating: 15+ / 78 mins
Dir: Akram Hidou
War
Rating: 15+ / 72 mins
Dir: Cédric Ido
Action and Mystery Surrealistic
Rating: 15+ / 25 mins
Dir: Baktiyar Seitkaziev
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 15 mins
Dir: Joe Bou Eid
Biography, Drama and Romance
Rating: 15+ / 98 mins
Dir: Yasmina Adi
Docudrama
Rating: PG / 90 mins
Dir: Mohammad Walid Ayyad
Film Noir
Rating: PG / 9 mins
Dir: Hiner Saleem
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 95 mins
Dir: Khalid Shamis
Biography, Family and Social
Rating: 12+ / 80 mins
Dir: Vincent Morisset
Music
Rating: 12+ / 75 mins
Dir: Werner Herzog
Docudrama
Rating: 12+ / 106 mins
Dir: Majid Al Ansari
Horror, Mystery and Science Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 17 mins
Dir: Laith Al-Juneidi
Political Thriller and Social
Rating: PG / 59 mins
Dir: Wissam Charaf
Non-fiction, Music and War
Rating: 15+ / 62 mins
Dir: Clint Eastwood, Jacques Dubois
Biography and Drama
Rating: 18+ / 137 mins
Dir: Anand Patwardhan
Music
Rating: 15+ / 199 mins
Dir: Ben Wheatley
Thriller
Rating: 18+ / 95 mins
Dir: Shinya Tsukamoto
Psychodrama
Rating: 18+ / 91 mins
Dir: Guido Lombardi
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 100 mins
Dir: Maneesh Sharma
Drama and Romance
Rating: PG / 150 mins
Dir: Ashutosh Gowariker
Rating: PG / 224 mins
Dir: Shalahuddin Siregar
Social
Rating: PG / 102 mins
Dir: Sahim Omar Kalifa
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 19 mins
Dir: Kaushik Ganguly
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 120 mins
Dir: Pablo Giorgelli
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 84 mins
Dir: Edmund Yeo
Drama, Family, Mystery Surrealistic and Romance
Rating: PG / 24 mins
Dir: Yahya Al Abdullah
Drama
Rating: PG / 88 mins
Dir: Ibrahim Almarzouqi
Psychodrama
Rating: PG / 6 mins
Dir: Aki Kaurismäki
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 93 mins
Dir: Hiroyuki Okiura
Comedy, Drama and Family
Rating: 8+ / 120 mins
Dir: Muthusamy Sakthivel
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 125 mins
Dir: Johnnie To
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 106 mins
Dir: Mariam Al Sarkal
Comedy, Drama and Family
Rating: PG / 17 mins
Dir: Abdelhai Laraki
Drama and Romance
Rating: 18+ / 113 mins
Dir: Jaffe Zinn
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 80 mins
Dir: Akin Omotoso
Mystery
Rating: 18+ / 90 mins
Dir: Hady Zaccak
Biography and Docudrama
Rating: PG / 68 mins
Dir: Anouar Lahouar
Drama and Psychodrama
Rating: PG / 24 mins
Dir: Rawia Abdullah
Drama
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Brad Bird
133 mins
Dir: Kwang Bin Kim
Family, Horror and Thriller
Rating: 18+ / 18 mins
Dir: Mohammed Ghanim Al Marri
Drama
Rating: PG / 7 mins
Dir: Nhue Giang Pham
Children's Film, Family and Social
Rating: 18+ / 95 mins
Dir: James Bobin
Children's Film and Comedy
Rating: 6+ / 110 mins
Dir: Simon Curtis
Biography
Rating: 12+ / 99 mins
Dir: Jonathan Demme
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 87 mins
Dir: Rodrigue Sleiman, Tarek El Bacha
Non-fiction and Film Noir
Rating: 12+ / 65 mins
Dir: Mourad Ben Cheikh
Political Thriller
Rating: PG / 74 mins
Dir: Soleen Yusef
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 21 mins
Dir: Aurel, Florence Corre
Drama
Rating: PG / 12 mins
Dir: Pema Tseden
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 88 mins
Dir: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 157 mins
Dir: Sara Blecher
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 96 mins
Dir: Taghreed Elsanhouri
Family and War
Rating: PG / 92 mins
Dir: Kongdej Jaturanrasmee
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 96 mins
Dir: Shalini Usha Nair
Psychodrama
Rating: 15+ / 97 mins
Dir: Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Drama, Feature and Psychodrama
Rating: 12+ / 140 mins
Dir: Blue Leach
Music
Rating: PG / 105 mins
Dir: Mohammed Alharthy, Shabab Al Habsi
Drama
Rating: PG / 4 mins
Dir: Wajdi Elian
Drama
Rating: PG / 18 mins
Dir: Seung-Jun Yi
Family and Social
Rating: PG / 87 mins
Dir: Richard Symons
Biography, Non-fiction and Historical
Rating: 15+ / 73 mins
Dir: Nobuyuki Miyake
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 27 mins
Dir: Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Adventure and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 83 mins
Dir: Adham El Sherif
Adventure, Comedy and Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Andrew Dosunmu
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 80 mins
Dir: Houda Benyamina
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 43 mins
Dir: Ivan Grbovic
Drama
Rating: PG / 94 mins
Dir: Rohit Pandey
Experimental, Fantasy, Mystery Surrealistic and Romance
Rating: 12+ / 16 mins
Dir: Ziad Bakri
Mystery
Rating: PG / 18 mins
Dir: Osama Qashoo
Comedy
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Nadim Mishlawi
Social and War
Rating: PG / 68 mins
Dir: Heba Yossry
Biography, Non-fiction and Family
Rating: PG / 84 mins
Dir: Yoko Ide
Social
Rating: 15+ / 158 mins
Dir: Haider Rashid
Music
Rating: PG / 85 mins
Dir: Ann Hui
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 119 mins
Dir: Abdullah Al-Eyaf
Drama and Fantasy
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Jamal Salim
Drama
Rating: PG / 16 mins
Dir: Sandeep Ray
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 72 mins
Dir: Amer Al Rawas
Drama
Rating: PG / 11 mins
Dir: Mark Cousins
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 107 mins
Dir: Ammar Al-Beik
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 11 mins
Dir: Harold Crooks, Mathieu Roy
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 87 mins
Dir: Stefano Savona
Experimental
Rating: 15+ / 93 mins
Dir: Eric Khoo
Biography
Rating: 18+ / 97 mins
Dir: Daniel Joseph
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 96 mins
Dir: Emanuele Crialese
Rating: 12+ / 88 mins
Dir: Alexander Payne
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 115 mins
Dir: Julia Meltzer, Laura Nix
Social
Rating: PG / 87 mins
Dir: Trisha Ziff
Allegory
Rating: 15+ / 86 mins
Dir: Mohammed Jassim
War
Rating: PG / 3 mins
Dir: Narjiss Nejjar
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 91 mins
Dir: Mohammed Swaidan
Rating: PG / 5 mins
Dir: Jay Chern
Action, Adventure and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 29 mins
Dir: Jafar Panahi, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
Docudrama
Rating: 12+ / 75 mins
Dir: Christian Zübert
Comedy, Drama and Family
Rating: 12+ / 94 mins
Dir: Aida Elkashef
Drama and Social
Rating: 18+ / 22 mins
Dir: Daouda Coulibaly
Drama and Mystery
Rating: PG / 25 mins
Dir: Hind Benchekroun, Sami Mermer
Docudrama and Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 92 mins
Dir: Aseel Mansour
Docudrama
Rating: PG / 90 mins
Dir: Dan Lindsay, T.j. Martin
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 113 mins
Dir: Ulrike Ottinger
Experimental
Rating: 12+ / 103 mins
Dir: Madonna
Drama and Romance
Rating: 12+ / 118 mins
Dir: Wei Te-Sheng
Action, Drama and War
Rating: 18+ / 154 mins
Dir: Robert Thalheim
Melodrama
Rating: 12+ / 89 mins
Dir: Oliver Dieckmann
Adventure and Family
Rating: 5+ / 106 mins
Dir: Christian Ditter
Children's Film
Rating: 8+ / 96 mins
Dir: Shuichi Okita
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 129 mins
Dir: Rami Nihawi
Biography, Family and War
Rating: PG / 70 mins