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Explore DIFF’s Archive

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.

DIFF Awards 2017

The Emirates NBD People’s Choice Award

Best Film

Director: Simon Curtis

Muhr Emirati Awards

Best Director

Director: Abdullah Aljunaibi

Best Muhr Emirati Short

Director: Hana Alshateri
Director: Yaser Al Neyadi

Best Muhr Emirati Feature

Director: Nujoom Alghanem

Muhr Gulf Short Awards

Special Jury Prize

Director: Dhyaa Joda

Best Muhr Gulf Short

Director: Ulaa Salim

Muhr Short Awards

Special Jury Prize

Director: Cyril Aris

Best Muhr Short

Director: Mahdi Fleifel

Muhr Feature Awards

Best Actress

Cast: Menha El Batroui

Best Actor

Cast: Mohammad Bakri
Cast: Saleh Bakri

Best Director

Director: Sofia Djama

Special Jury Prize Muhr Feature

Director: Lucien Bourjeily

Best Muhr non-Fiction Feature

Director: Ziad Khalthoum

Best Muhr Fiction Feature

Director: Annemarie Jacir
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