The seventh edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival has announced winners of its Black Pearl Awards, with Chinese helmer Jia Zhangke's “A Touch of Sin” scoring the top nod for best narrative feature…
Abu Dhabi Film Festival
Tobe Hooper's cheesy, ham-fisted ghost story is marred by unimaginative f/x and leaden dialogue.
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival is honoring the late Jake Eberts, by naming its nod for best docu after the great Canadian producer with an activist streak, known for shepherding Oscar-winning films like…
Egyptian filmmaker and blogger Amr Salama, who is best-known for potent Aids-themed drama "Asmaa," is shooting black comedy "Excuse My French" (La Moakhza), about a Christian kid enrolled in an…
Though it's really tough for directors in the Gulf and the Arab world at large to get their movies made, efforts to build a film industry in the region are gradually becoming more collective and…
The 7th Abu Dhabi Film Festival kicked off Thursday with U.S. helmer Daniel Schechter's “Life of Crime” getting a star-studded Middle East launch while also testifying to the cinematic ties between…
The seventh annual Abu Dhabi Film Festival will give voice to international stars come Oct. 24 when actress Jacki Weaver leads the Middle Eastern fest's narrative competition jury. She will be joined…
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has announced the second cycle of the Sanad Fund grant recipients for 2013, and eight Arab filmmakers will receive post-production and development grants for their…
With all the political upheavals in the Middle East, film festivals in the Gulf are becoming Arab cinema's main driver.
While filmmaking is a rather new narrative form in the Persian Gulf, a generation of directors is emerging in the Middle East that is revitalizing documentaries.
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