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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
Arabic
Dir: Hady Zaccak
Biography and Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 83 mins
Dir: Mohammed Alholayyil
Fiction
Rating: PG / 24 mins
Dir: Kamla Abu Zekry
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 110 mins
Dir: Maher Abi Samra
Creative Documentary
Rating: PG / 67 mins
Dir: Mahdi Fleifel
Non-fiction
Rating: 15+ / 30 mins
Dir: Alfouz Tanjour
Non-fiction and War
Rating: PG / 110 mins
Dir: Aisha Alzaabi
Fiction
Rating: PG / 16 mins
Dir: Ali Kareem Obaid
Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 8 mins
Dir: Sherif El Bendary
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 97 mins
Dir: Doria Achour
Fiction
Rating: 15+ / 14 mins
Dir: Nayla Al Khaja
Drama
Rating: PG / 14 mins
Dir: Fahad Aljoudi
Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 10 mins
Dir: Ahmad Al Terkait
Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 30 mins
Dir: Ahmad Saleh
Stop Motion Animation
Rating: PG / 11 mins
Dir: Karima Zoubir
Drama and Fiction
Rating: PG / 18 mins
Dir: Alex Pitstra
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 92 mins
Dir: Ang Lee
Drama and War
Rating: 15+ / 113 mins
Dir: Mahmoud al Massad
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 83 mins
Dir: Yousry Nasrallah
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 12+ / 110 mins
Dir: Iman Kamel
Non-fiction, Biography and Creative Documentary
Rating: 12+ / 85 mins
Dir: Said Zagha
Comedy and Drama
Rating: PG / 19 mins
Dir: Ayman Al-Shatri
Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 14 mins
Dir: Hassan Kiyany
Mystery and VR (Virtual Reality)
Rating: 12+ / 9 mins
Dir: Raja Amari
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 92 mins
Dir: Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine
Non-fiction and Sport
Rating: PG / 87 mins
Dir: Mohamed Ben Attia
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 89 mins
Dir: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Non-fiction
Rating: 15+ / 82 mins
Dir: Nujoom Alghanem
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 86 mins
Dir: Ali Bin Matar
Fiction
Rating: PG / 19 mins
Dir: A.J. Al Thani
Action and Drama
Rating: PG / 12 mins
Dir: Lotfi Achour
Comedy and Drama
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Mijke De Jong
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 98 mins
Dir: Ahmed Zain
Comedy and Drama
Rating: PG / 73 mins
Dir: Philippe Aractingi
Drama
Rating: 18+ / 104 mins
Dir: Mohamed Rashad
Creative Documentary
Rating: 12+ / 77 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: Magdy Ahmed Ali
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 130 mins
Dir: Henri Bargès
Action
Rating: 18+ / 107 mins
Dir: Mohanad Yaqubi
Political Thriller
Rating: PG / 62 mins
Dir: Manon Nammour
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 17 mins
Dir: Marwa Zein
Fiction
Rating: 15+ / 20 mins
Dir: Abdulla Al Kaabi
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 80 mins
Dir: Yaser Al Neyadi
Comedy, Drama and Fantasy
Rating: 15+ / 26 mins
Dir: Amal Al Muftah
Fiction
Rating: PG / 15 mins
Dir: Sophie Boutros
Comedy, Drama and Romance
Rating: 12+ / 92 mins
Dir: Georges Hachem
Drama
Rating: 15+ / 110 mins
Dir: Mounia Akl
Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 21 mins
Dir: Hakim Belabbes
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 126 mins
Dir: Laurent Aït Benalla
Non-fiction and Creative Documentary
Rating: PG / 71 mins
Dir: Meqdad Al Kout
Comedy and Fiction
Rating: PG / 6 mins
Dir: Bader Alhomoud
Fiction
Rating: PG / 26 mins
Dir: Naji Ismail
Fiction
Rating: PG / 18 mins
Dir: Yuri Ancarani
Non-fiction
Rating: PG / 70 mins
Dir: Eman Alsayed
Fiction
Rating: PG / 10 mins
Dir: Hussein Hassan
Drama, Social, War and Fiction
Rating: 15+ / 92 mins
Dir: Amjad Al Rasheed, Darin J. Sallam
Fiction
Rating: PG / 18 mins
Dir: Salman Yusuf
Fiction
Rating: 15+ / 15 mins
Dir: Hadi Ghandour
Comedy and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 100 mins
Dir: Hend Fakhroo
Drama and Fiction
Rating: PG / 22 mins
Dir: Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah Zytoon
Non-fiction
Rating: 18+ / 104 mins
Dir: Mohamed Salman
Drama
Rating: PG / 24 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: Rachida Brakni
Drama
Rating: 12+ / 82 mins
Dir: Hani Al Shaibani, Khalid Ali
Drama and Romance
Rating: 12+ / 85 mins
Dir: Reem Al-Bayyat
Fiction
Rating: 12+ / 24 mins
Dir: Mehdi M. Barsaoui
Fiction
Rating: PG / 19 mins
Dir: Mohammed Hammad
Social and Drama
Rating: 15+ / 73 mins
Dir: Kaouther Ben Hania
Family and Social
Rating: PG / 95 mins