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DIFFPress Releases 2016Gala Sponsors Bring Glamour to DIFF’s 13th Edition
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Gala Sponsors Bring Glamour to DIFF’s 13th Edition
Fri Dec 16, 2016
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This year’s Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) ‘Gala Sponsors’ hosted a line-up of bespoke events after the festival’s nightly gala screenings of the most exciting world cinema which showcased from December 7 -14, 2016.

The receptions were hosted by Gala Sponsors; ARN, Dubai Film & TV Commission, Cove Beach and La Cantine du Faubourg.

The glamorous events saw prominent artists, cultural leaders and patrons of the arts from the UAE and beyond networking at a series of evenings during the festival’s thirteenth edition.

The world premiere of Adiyta Chopra’s highly Anticipated ‘Befikre’ was followed by an event hosted by Dubai Film and TV Commission, part of Dubai Creative Clusters Authority, the Commission supports Dubai’s commitment to becoming a premier filming destination for local and global productions, and to supporting the growth of the media industry.

Fort Island Jumeirah was host the second event held by The Arabian Radio Network (ARN), one of the region’s leading broadcast service providers, consisting of 9 FM radio stations with over 3 million daily listeners. Their music and programs reach a larger audience than any other radio network in the UAE. Their highly innovative approach connect the UAE’s diverse population.

Cove Beach, Dubai’s ultimate beach destination treated DIFF guests to the ultimate stylish evening in the idyllic all-new beach lounge, with breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. The evening was a chance for festival attendees to enjoy a laid back evening, interacting and catching-up on all the festival action so far.

The week of ‘Gala’ receptions was concluded at the elegant La Cantine du Faubourg, the celebrated Parisian institution located at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Guests ascended a red carpet stairway and cinematic themed entrance to enjoy a chic evening mingling and migrating between the contemporary garden terrace and vibrant dance floor amongst well-known film festival guests. The sensorial evening was thoroughly enjoyed by all and ended this year’s gala events on a dynamic note.
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