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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 2016
 
Genre
 
Country
 
Language
 
Programme
United Arab Emirates
Dir: Maher Abi Samra
Creative Documentary
Rating: PG / 67 mins
Dir: Aisha Alzaabi
Fiction
Rating: PG / 16 mins
Dir: Sherif El Bendary
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 97 mins
Dir: Nayla Al Khaja
Drama
Rating: PG / 14 mins
Dir: Mahmoud al Massad
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 83 mins
Dir: Hassan Kiyany
Mystery and VR (Virtual Reality)
Rating: 12+ / 9 mins
Dir: Mohamed Ben Attia
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 89 mins
Dir: Nujoom Alghanem
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 86 mins
Dir: Ali Bin Matar
Fiction
Rating: PG / 19 mins
Dir: Ahmed Zain
Comedy and Drama
Rating: PG / 73 mins
Dir: Mansoor Alyabhouni Aldhaheri
Docudrama
Rating: 15+ / 70 mins
Dir: Sager L'Khrebani Al Nuaimi
Fiction
Rating: PG / 26 mins
Dir: Shatha Masoud
Non-fiction and Psychodrama
Rating: 12+ / 24 mins
Dir: Abdulla Al Kaabi
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 80 mins
Dir: Yaser Al Neyadi
Comedy, Drama and Fantasy
Rating: 15+ / 26 mins
Dir: Georges Hachem
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 110 mins
Dir: Laurent Aït Benalla
Non-fiction and Creative Documentary
Rating: PG / 71 mins
Dir: Eman Alsayed
Fiction
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Ali F. Mostafa
Thriller
Rating: 18+ / 100 mins
Dir: Eliane Raheb
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 95 mins
Dir: Vatche Boulghourjian
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 105 mins
Dir: Hani Al Shaibani, Khalid Ali
Drama and Romance
Rating: 12+ / 85 mins
Dir: Reem Al-Bayyat
Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 24 mins
Dir: Kaouther Ben Hania
Family and Social
Rating: PG / 95 mins