More female filmmakers than ever reach for the brass ring in Acad's foreign-lingo bingo
It takes a lot to impress globetrotting location veteran Douglas Dresser, but he was duly smitten during a trip to Dubai last year.
Spread out and cursed with snarled traffic that rivals L.A. freeways, know where to go and what to see when time is of the essense.
Of the planet's 1,000-plus film fests, only a select few pack industry impact. A few dozen more, by virtue of vision, originality, striking setting, audience zest and/or their ability to mine a…