When you stay at a film festival for more than three or four days, the law of diminishing returns usually catches up with you. Yet here I was on my seventh day of movie-going at the Dubai International Film Festival -- my last day here.
It's the third in a trilogy involving international espionage, treachery, intrigue, murder, and love - all the makings of a good movie. Shemlan: A De...
I wanted to show a glimpse into the funny, charming, down-to-earth Ali Mostafa that his friends know and love, behind all the glitz and glamour of his image. So I sat down with him inside the bustling Dubai Film Market and asked him a quick round of questions.
Dubai may be known for skyscrapers, shopping and fine dining, but there is a little something for everyone.
Having worked with the Dubai International Film Festival since its inception in 2004 - and as its managing director since 2006 - Shivani Pandya has ...
A natural-born fighter, in 2004, fate handed Breillat the fight of her life. She suffered a massive stroke that left her paralyzed on one side of her body, with difficult rehabilitation ahead and many more trials and tribulations to come.
As a critic who regularly attends a couple of film festivals a year I average seeing four films a day and have been known to see as many as six in one day. So I have to admit I appreciate the more casual approach to scheduling at the Dubai International Film Festival.
Dubai has recently been announced as the organizer of the 2020 universal exhibition, Expo 2020. It heralds an economic and political return to center ...
For the past 32 years the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has brought together authors, publishers, families and literary enthusiasts.
His words perhaps shed light on the reasons why Dubai, in ten short years, has become the Cannes of the Arab world, the go-to destination for world cinema in the region, and beyond.
We see dazzling skyscraper debuts, earthshaking sports events, and royal coronations in your future. We're not psychic. But we can predict where packs of travelers might be heading to next: extraordinary cities and countries set to shine in the coming year.
To cinema lovers, this year's Dubai International Film Festival appears like a dream come true.
I've adopted various styles: punk, rebel, grunge, minimalist, funky, bohemian, edgy rock -- confusing people into thinking my style was eclectic. In fact, I was being true to my current state of mind, en par with my evolving taste.
Sheridan's work is at the very least momentous, at most a means to change the world. His presence in Dubai, at the helm of their prestigious Arab film competition will ensure a brand new chapter for cinema in and from that region.
If we are to succeed in seeing a less polluted, yet still prosperous, future, governments and societies alike must focus policy on promoting the fuels which strike the right balance between cost, scalability, efficiency, and environmental impact.
We ordered a cappuccino and camel milk latte, each served with a mini camel milk espresso cookie.