Official Sponsors Bring Invaluable Support to DIFF’s 13th Edition
Unique array of Cinema Announced for Second Slate of DIFF’s Muhr Gulf Short
“You show your film around the world, in Europe, Japan and Brazil and people tend to laugh and cry in the same places. I think that’s what unites us this human experience.”
Danis Tanovic
Dubai Studio City Continues to Support DIFF in Developing Regional and International Film
DIFF’s 13th Edition enjoys its Most Successful Year Yet with Highest Ever Occupancy and Film Line-Up Receives 30 Oscar Nominations
Sørfond Partners with DIFF’s Dubai Film Connection to Support Arab Film
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Samuel L. Jackson enthralls audiences with Career-Spanning ‘In Conversation’ at DIFF 2016
Screen International to Launch Arab Stars of Tomorrow at DIFF
DIFF to Honour Cinema Legend Samuel l. Jackson with Lifetime Achievement Award
DIFF 2016 Celebrates Community Support with Partner Sponsors
13th Edition of the Dubai International Film Festival Set to Captivate Audiences with the Best of Cinema from Around the World This December
Outstanding Musical Careeer of Oscar Winner Gabriel Yared to be Recognised by Lifetime Achievement Award at DIFF 2016
Female Emirati Filmmaker Proclaimed the Winner of Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s Arab Film Studio Scriptwriting Program in partnership with Dubai Film Market
The World of Lumiere Films to Showcase at DIFF’s 13th Edition
Dubai Film Connection Supports Regional Film Projects with Impactful Sponsored Prizes
Image Nation Abu Dhabi and Dubai International Film Festival Partner to Champion Gulf Filmmakers
Enjaaz Supports Regional Filmmakers at DIFF 2016
Dubai International Film Festival Launches the Dubai Investors Club
Day 4 of DIFF Welcomes Fantastic Cinematic Journeys to the Red Carpets
Image Nation Abu Dhabi and the Dubai International Film Festival Partner For the Fifth Year to Champion Filmmakers from the Gulf
Dubai International Film Festival and Dubai Cares Present The Global Gift Gala For The Third Year Running
Elena Kovalenko Wins Third Edition of ‘Samsung SHRT Flm Cntst’
DIFF 365@VOX powered by du Brings Film Fans the Festival All Year Round
Great Adaptations returns with ‘Swallows And Amazons’
Relish in the Most Exclusive Cinema Experience with DIFF’s ‘Friends Of The Festival’ Package
Diverse Career of Rekha Celebrated with Prestigious DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award
DIFF to Annually Present Exceptional Arab Films for Golden Globe Consideration
Young Animators Award Returns to The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)
Prepare Yourself! The Dubai International Film Festival to showcase the very best Cinema from Around the Globe this December
DIFF Set to Bring the Magic of Cinema to Everyone with Eight Day Showcase of the Best Regional and Global Cinema
DIFF Completes Arabian Nights Line-Up with Further Titles from the Region
UNICEF films on children’s rights screened at Dubai International Film Festival
Olga Kurylenko Announces Abdullah Hassan Ahmed as the Fifth IWC Filmmaker Award Winner at Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival and Dubai Cares Present the Global Gift Gala to Raise Vital Funds
DIFF Welcomes the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
DIFF Opens its Doors to Ambitious Writing Talent with 2016 Young Journalist Award
Founding Sponsors Dubai Duty Free, Emirates and Madinat Jumeirah Return to support DIFF for 13th Year
Enter a Whole New World: Virtual Reality Adds a New Dimension to DIFF’s 13th Edition
Join us for The Ultimate Fan Experience to Celebrate Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Closing DIFF
First Array of Compelling Cinema to Celebrate New Perspectives on the Middle East with Arabian Nights
DIFF’s Screenings at The Beach Offer Eight Nights of Free Cinema under the Stars
Online Registration Now Open for 13th Dubai International Film Festival
Star Trek Beyond premiere and global release showcase Dubai as a leading film production hub in the Middle East
DIFF Partners with Tribeca Film Institute®
DIFF to Premiere Vibrant Array of Cinematic Shorts from the Gulf Region
DIFF Announces ZUMEFF Student Submissions Now Open
Adiyta Chopra’s Highly Anticipated ‘Befikre’ to World Premiere at The Dubai International Film Festival
DIFF Audiences Take a Trip West with Intriguing ‘In Conversation’ For HBO Hit
DIFF Celebrates Next Generation of Writing Talent with Young Journalist Award
DIFF Announces Final Films to Join Muhr Short Competition
Acclaimed Jury will Judge 2016 Muhr Awards at DIFF
First Ever Arab Film Institute Launches at DIFF 2016
Final Films Confirmed to Complete DIFF’s Cinema of The World Programme
Befikre Lead Actors Wow Star-Struck Fans on DIFF’s Red Carpet
The ‘Road to DIFF’ Reveals Film and Star Experience in Exciting Build Up to the 13th Festival
“What a great experience being part of the IWC Filmmaker Award jury has been. The region is a treasure chest of stories and thus the submissions were brilliant. I am proud to participate with such a noble initiative that supports the ambitions and aspirations of the region’s filmmakers.”
Emily Blunt
DIFF Fuses Storytelling and Realism in Festival’s First Virtual Reality Lineup
DIFF’s Children’s Red Carpet Gala ‘Swallows and Amazons’ Is an Adventure for The Whole Family
Movie Magic at the Madinat Arena as DIFF Announces Gala Screenings
DIFF’s prestigious Muhr Competition recognizing outstanding talent from the region
Three Gulf Directors Compete for IWC Filmmaker Award
DIFF Announces the Latest in Arab Film for the Highly Anticipated Muhr Short Category
DIFF’s Prestigious Cinema of The World Programme Continues to Grow
DIFF Will Showcase World’s best As First ‘Cinema Of The World’ Film Selection Announced
DIFF Wraps its 13th Edition as Eight Days of Spectacular Cinematic Celebration Comes to an End
Regional Excellence Celebrated with First Lineup of Talent for DIFF’s Muhr Feature Category
Muhr Winners are now eligible for Oscars nomination – learn more
A Masterclass of Comedy and Talent Showcased at DIFF’s Sixth Day
Help us bring the Power of Film to Life This December at The Leading Film Festival in The Region
DIFF through the years from the inaugural edition in 2004 through to the decennial edition in 2013.
VR Takes Centre Stage at The Dubai International Film Festival’s 13th Edition
DIFF Raises International Offering as Thirteen New Films Join Cinema of The World lineup
DIFF & Screen International Shine a Spotlight on Regional Talent as Five ‘Arab Stars Of Tomorrow’ Unveiled
Thirteen UAE Filmmakers to Compete for DIFF’s Renowned Muhr Emirati Awards
Emirates NBD Continues Sponsorship of the People’s Choice Award
Ten Films Complete DIFF’s Impressive Muhr Feature Lineup
DIFF’s Free Open Air Screenings Return in Partnership with Meraas at The Beach
13 Film Projects Shortlisted For 2016 Competition at Dubai Film Connection