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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 2013
 
Genre
 
Language
 
Programme
Dir: Taha Karimi
Rating: 15+ / 74 mins
Dir: Steve McQueen
Biography, Drama and Historical
Rating: 18+ / 133 mins
Dir: Eisa Al Sabousi
Drama and Psychodrama
Rating: PG / 18 mins
Dir: Nasredine Ben Maati
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 61 mins
Dir: Faisal Al-Duwaisan
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 16 mins
Dir: Mark Cousins
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 101 mins
Dir: Catherine Breillat
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 104 mins
Dir: Mohamed Amin Benamraoui
Drama, Family and Social
Rating: 12+ / 103 mins
Dir: Khalid Ali
Comedy and Drama
Rating: PG / 25 mins
Dir: David O. Russell
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 131 mins
Dir: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 93 mins
Dir: Thierry De Peretti
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 82 mins
Dir: John Wells
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 119 mins
Dir: Furat Al Jamil
Family, Fantasy, Film Noir, Horror, Mystery, Fiction and Animation
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Humaid Alawadi, Abdulla Al Jenaibi
Film Noir
Rating: 12+ / 23 mins
Dir: Hafiz Rancajale
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 155 mins
Dir: Surabhi Sharma
Non-fiction, Musical and Social
Rating: 15+ / 87 mins
Dir: Sarah Francis
Non-fiction, Experimental and Creative Documentary
Rating: PG / 99 mins
Dir: Narimane Mari Benamer
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 81 mins
Dir: Rama Mari
Drama
Rating: PG / 20 mins
Dir: Kazuhiro Sôda
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 149 mins
Dir: Kaouther Ben Hania
Social
Rating: 15+ / 89 mins
Dir: Mahmoud Kaabour
Music, Social and Creative Documentary
Rating: PG / 75 mins
Dir: Ahmed Al Daradji
Drama, Family and Social
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Medoo Ali
Animation, Drama, Family and War
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Muzna Almusafer
Family
Rating: PG / 21 mins
Dir: Rok Biček
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 112 mins
Dir: Muna Al Ali
Fantasy, Experimental and Video Art
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 14 mins
Dir: Myriam Chetouane
Family and Fiction
Rating: PG / 26 mins
Dir: Ali F. Mostafa
Drama
Rating: PG / 19 mins
Dir: Khalid Al Mahmood
Drama
Rating: PG / 13 mins
Dir: Andrew Worsdale
Crime, Film Noir and Romance
Rating: 18+ / 94 mins
Dir: Yassine Marco Marroccu
Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Psychodrama, Fiction, Allegory and Video Essay
Rating: PG / 24 mins
Dir: Caroline Link
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 122 mins
Dir: Shahad Ameen
Drama and Fantasy
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Mohamed Khan
Drama, Romance and Social
Rating: 15+ / 92 mins
Dir: Alwiya Thani
Romantic Comedy
Rating: 12+ / 18 mins
Dir: Naima Mohamud
Comedy and Drama
Rating: PG / 20 mins
Dir: Shahram Mokri
Crime, Drama and Psychodrama
Rating: 15+ / 134 mins
Dir: Ibtissem Guerda
Comedy
Rating: G / 18 mins
Dir: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
Action, Adventure and Animation
Rating: PG / 109 mins
Dir: Ryan Coogler
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 84 mins
Dir: Louise Archambault
Drama, Comedy and Romance
Rating: 15+ / 104 mins
Dir: Askhat Kuchinchirekov
Drama and Family
Rating: 12+ / 17 mins
Dir: Mohammad Fikree
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Fiction and Epic
Rating: 12+ / 40 mins
Dir: Ahmed Zain
Comedy, Horror and Mystery
Rating: 15+ / 71 mins
Dir: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 101 mins
Dir: Diala Kachamr
Rating: 15+ / 109 mins
Dir: María Florencia Álvarez
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 91 mins
Dir: Biyi Bandele
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 109 mins
Dir: Nasser Al Yaqobi
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Mohanad Hayal
Drama
Rating: PG / 9 mins
Dir: Francisco Araújo, Ernesto De Nova
Biography, Drama and Social
Rating: PG / 85 mins
Dir: Philippe Aractingi
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 96 mins
Dir: Mohamed Hamidi
Drama
Rating: PG / 90 mins
Dir: Kevin MacDonald
Action, Drama and Thriller
Rating: 15+ / 101 mins
Dir: Anthony Chen
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 99 mins
Dir: Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Groß
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 102 mins
Dir: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 105 mins
Dir: Leo Antonio Abaya
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 102 mins
Dir: David Gordon Green
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 117 mins
Dir: Ismail Tunc Sahin
Drama, Fantasy and Romance
Rating: 12+ / 24 mins
Dir: Madhureeta Anand
Drama and Social
Rating: 15+ / 134 mins
Dir: Khadija Al-Salami
Social
Rating: PG / 57 mins
Dir: Akosua Adoma Owusu
Fantasy, Experimental and Creative Documentary
Rating: PG / 26 mins
Dir: Jason Reitman
Rating: 15+ / 111 mins
Dir: Mohammad Malas
Drama and Romance
Rating: 12+ / 97 mins
Dir: Luay Fadhil
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 9 mins
Dir: Justin Chadwick
Biography, Drama and Historical
Rating: 15+ / 147 mins
Dir: Cherien Dabis
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 100 mins
Dir: Shalin Sirkar
Drama, Social and Fiction
Rating: 15+ / 12 mins
Dir: Alexandros Avranas
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 99 mins
Dir: Amit Kumar
Drama and Thriller
Rating: 15+ / 88 mins
Dir: Ulaa Salim
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 27 mins
Dir: Mais Darwazah
Rating: 12+ / 80 mins
Dir: Mohamed Elkaliouby
Rating: PG / 101 mins
Dir: Sara Rastegar
Family
Rating: PG / 80 mins
Dir: Ivan Sen
Thriller
Rating: 15+ / 122 mins
Dir: Hamad Al Hammadi
Drama
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Alexander Payne
Adventure and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 115 mins
Dir: Najwan Ali, Medoo Ali
Drama, Family and Social
Rating: PG / 8 mins
Dir: Jahmil Qubeka
Film Noir and Psychodrama
Rating: 18+ / 109 mins
Dir: Hany Abu-Assad
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 97 mins
Dir: Emmanuelle Bercot
Drama and Comedy
Rating: 15+ / 116 mins
Dir: Darin Al Baw
Social, War and Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 54 mins
Dir: Scott Cooper
Drama and Thriller
Rating: 18+ / 116 mins
Dir: Rashid Masharawi
Drama and Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 90 mins
Dir: Mariana Chenillo
Romantic Comedy
Rating: 15+ / 104 mins
Dir: Mark Levinson
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 99 mins
Dir: Jillali Ferhati
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 87 mins
Dir: Hamad Al-Tourah
Drama, Family and Fiction
Rating: 15+ / 19 mins
Dir: Fahad Mustafa, Deepti Kakkar
Non-fiction, Drama, Docudrama and Creative Documentary
Rating: 12+ / 84 mins
Dir: Nujoom Alghanem
Rating: PG / 92 mins
Dir: Laila Marrakchi
Drama and Romance
Rating: 15+ / 100 mins
Dir: Mohammad Rahahleh
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 22 mins
Dir: Mi-re Kim
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 93 mins
Dir: John Lee Hancock
Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Historical and Music
Rating: 12+ / 125 mins
Dir: Zeina Daccache
Crime, Social, Theatre and Psychodrama
Rating: 15+ / 80 mins
Dir: Jinan Coulter
Rating: PG / 72 mins
Dir: Amina Souleiman
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Jose A. Alayón
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 67 mins
Dir: Havana Marking
Non-fiction
Rating: 15+ / 89 mins
Dir: Kamal Eddine Benabid
Historical and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 94 mins
Dir: Youssef Alimam
Drama, Science Fiction and Experimental
Rating: PG / 8 mins
Dir: Mahmoud Hojeij
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 87 mins
Dir: Tsai Ming Liang
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 138 mins
Dir: Mustafa Abbas
Drama
Rating: PG / 20 mins
Dir: Marion Hänsel
Comedy
Rating: PG / 78 mins
Dir: Yusuf Radjamuda
Drama
Rating: PG / 12 mins
Dir: Mano Khalil
Biography, Drama, Family and Docudrama
Rating: PG / 107 mins
Dir: Musa Syeed
Drama, Family, Docudrama, Experimental, Fiction and Allegory
Rating: PG / 5 mins
Dir: Amal Al-Agroobi
Rating: PG / 61 mins
Dir: Rizgar Husen
Social
Rating: PG / 27 mins
Dir: Haider Rashid
Drama
Rating: PG / 14 mins
Dir: Riaan Hendricks
Rating: 15+ / 82 mins
Dir: Ali Cherri
Creative Documentary and Video Art
Rating: PG / 20 mins
Dir: Attia Amin
Drama, Romance and Social
Rating: 12+ / 98 mins
Dir: Paolo Sorrentino
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 135 mins
Dir: Yoju Matsubayashi
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 74 mins
Dir: Gracie Otto
Non-fiction
Rating: 15+ / 85 mins
Dir: Suman Mukhopadhyay
Drama, Literary Adaptation and Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 122 mins
Dir: Bavi Yassin
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 20 mins
Dir: Ritesh Batra
Drama
Rating: PG / 104 mins
Dir: Nabil Ben Yadir
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 120 mins
Dir: Nermeen Salem, Mohamed Zedan, Mohamad El Hadidi, Mayye Zayed, Hend Bakr, Ahmed Magdy Morsy
Drama and Fiction
Rating: PG / 85 mins
Dir: Hisham Amal
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 58 mins
Dir: Sara Ishaq
Biography, Family and Social
Rating: 12+ / 75 mins
Dir: Chadi Abdel Salam
Rating: PG / 103 mins
Dir: Nayla Al Khaja
Drama and Comedy
Rating: PG / 24 mins
Dir: Asghar Farhadi
Drama
Rating: PG / 130 mins
Dir: Kaidi Zhan
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 32 mins
Dir: Amor Hakkar
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 95 mins
Dir: Jonathan Teplitzky
Biography and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 115 mins
Dir: Paolo Zucca
Comedy
Rating: 15+ / 93 mins
Dir: Abdenour Zahzah
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 86 mins
Dir: Ben Stiller
Adventure, Comedy and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 114 mins
Dir: Clio Barnard
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 93 mins
Dir: Axel Salvatori-Sinz
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 78 mins
Dir: Jehane Noujaim
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 90 mins
Dir: Éric Baudelaire
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 101 mins
Dir: Errol Morris
Biography and Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 102 mins
Dir: Shaji N. Karun
Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 146 mins
Dir: Mario Rizzi
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 30 mins
Dir: Halla Kim
Drama
Rating: PG / 23 mins
Dir: Shilpa Ranade
Drama
Rating: 8+ / 78 mins
Dir: Hicham Lasri
Social, Action and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 85 mins
Dir: Sandeep Ray
Family and Experimental
Rating: 12+ / 10 mins
Dir: Alaa Shaker
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 11 mins
Dir: Onur Ünlü
Drama and Fantasy
Rating: 18+ / 107 mins
Dir: Nayla Al Khaja
Drama and Horror
Rating: 12+ / 11 mins
Dir: Jae-Han Kim
Drama and Thriller
Rating: 15+ / 108 mins
Dir: Teller
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 80 mins
Dir: Philippe Lacôte
Biography and Drama
Rating: 18+ / 21 mins
Dir: Pin Pin Tan
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 70 mins
Dir: John Curran
Adventure, Biography and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 110 mins
Dir: Hisham Al Zouki
Drama
Rating: PG / 11 mins
Dir: Sean Gullette
Drama and Music
Rating: 15+ / 83 mins
Dir: Toufic Khreich
Drama and Social
Rating: 12+ / 25 mins
Dir: Cédric Ido
Drama, Fantasy and Animation
Rating: 18+ / 31 mins
Dir: Dyana Gaye
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 82 mins
Dir: Salma El Tarzi
Rating: PG / 68 mins
Dir: Lee Sang-Il
Action, Crime, Drama and Historical
Rating: 18+ / 135 mins
Dir: Mansoor Alyabhouni Aldhaheri
Rating: PG / 64 mins
Dir: Tarek Korkomaz, Zeina Makki, Jad Beyrouthy, Christelle Ighniades, Selim El Haber, Maria Abdel Karim, Naji Bechara
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 75 mins
Dir: Andrzej Wajda
Biography
Rating: 12+ / 113 mins
Dir: Barry Cook, Neil Nightingale
Adventure, Family and Fantasy
Rating: 8+ / 83 mins
Dir: Dalila Ennadre
Social
Rating: PG / 90 mins
Dir: Yahya Al Allaq
Drama, Family and Social
Rating: PG / 11 mins
Dir: Mohamed Amine Boukhris
Non-fiction
Rating: 18+ / 74 mins
Dir: Ahmed Fathy
Creative Documentary and Animation
Rating: PG / 71 mins
Dir: Kaouther Ben Hania
Comedy, Family and Fiction
Rating: PG / 23 mins
Dir: Fred Schepisi
Comedy, Drama and Romance
Rating: 15+ / 115 mins
Dir: Lynn Lee, James Leong
Non-fiction
Rating: 12+ / 97 mins
Dir: Tsui Hark
Action and Crime
Rating: 15+ / 133 mins