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DIFF - Dubai International Film Festival 2014

DIFF 2014 is one of the most prestigious and glamorous events on the Dubai events calendar. It is a celebration of Arab and international cinema and filmmakers attracting film buffs from around the world to Dubai from Hollywood, Bollywood and beyond.

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The DIFF 2013 10th Anniversary edition displayed 174 films from 57 countries, including 70 World Premiers and more than 100 films from the Arab world. The event also plays host to regional and international cinema celebrities. Visitors get to see some of the best independent and blockbuster movies at the DIFF.

The 11th edition line-up includes the latest features, documentaries and shorts from both established and upcoming talent over an 8-day celebration of cinema. Under the 25 ticket package deal, regular screening tickets are available at Dh.550. It is not applicable for gala screenings and permits maximum of 10 tickets per film.

The DIFF’s 10 tickets package can be purchased ahead of box office opening by film fans and they get priority of the diverse and exciting showcase of features, documentaries and shorts from across the world. The 10-ticket deal costs Dh.275.

Few other packages available are Red Carpet package, Arab film package, documentary film package and Cinema of the World Film Package.

Registrations are now open for the 11th edition of DIFF which will begin on 10th December 2014.


Ever since its launch, DIFF has lived up to its motto, ‘Bridging Cultures, Meeting Minds”, and has introduced to Dubai a variety of films from each continent, apart from showcasing the best of Arab cinema. The films that were screenedincluded latest Bollywood blockbusters, Hollywood thrillers, debut films by Arab filmmakers, thought-provoking documentaries, controversial short films and more, which caught the attention of audiences and juries at Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Sundance and the European Film Awards. The films threw light into diverse subjects like the after-effects of conflict or war, women’s emancipation, terrorism, desert ecology and other current social issues.

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