Palestinian auteur Annemarie Jacir’s new project “Wajib,” a dark comedy involving father-and-son dynamics in a Palestinian family living in the city of Nazareth, in Israel, took the top prize, worth…
Dubai Film Market
The Dubai Film Festival’s recently re-instated Dubai Film Connection has announced twelve Arab film projects that have made the cut to tap into the funding and networking opportunities provided by…
The Dubai Film Festival is downsizing drastically due to budget cuts, doing away with its Dubai Film Connection co-production platform, which is the cornerstone of its market, and also scrapping its…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
A $100,000 prize for an Arab film in pre-production will be launched during the upcoming Dubai Intl. Film Festival (DIFF), financed by the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of the Interior. The…
Seven years after its launch, the Dubai Film Market is steadily reinforcing its role as the Arab world's prime film business hub.