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…
Abu Dhabi Film Festival
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.
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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.
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has unveiled its lineup featuring a wide range of works from emerging and established Arab filmmakers, comprising nine world preems from the Middle East unspooling…
The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort…
The Hollywood Film Festival has appointed festival vet Jon Fitzgerald as its exec director. Fitzgerald was a co-founder and exec director of the Slamdance Festival and served in exec director slots…
The sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival concluded Friday with a streamlined awards ceremony that saw the Venice preemed "Araf -- Somewhere In Between," by Turkish helmer Yesim Ustaglu, nab…
Abu Dhabi offers regional and global filmmakers a showcase
ROME -- "Arbitrage," the hot Wall Street thriller backed by Saudi producer Mohammed Al Turki, will open the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.