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DIFF’s Free outdoor Screenings Return To The Beach

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) have announced that the outdoor screenings return to THE BEACH this December. Film Fans will be treated to an exciting selection of screenings in a complimentary event beneath the stars for eight nights.   In a celebration of all things cinematic, the films this year will be showing at the Beach. It is a new addition to the retail and F&B landscape in JBR. The Beach is another one of Dubai’s developments catering to both local residents and tourists. Set against a scenic backdrop of the Arabian Sea, the destination provides an ensemble of options for community engagement including a host of outdoor activities, fitness facilities, retail stores, Cinema, restaurants, ‘The Market’, as well as ‘Splash Pad’, a play-area for kids – plentiful choices for a good day out.   On the opening night of the DIFF, film fans will be able to watch all the action live as it unfolds from the red carpet before nestling into your giant beanbag and enjoying a highly anticipated film curated by …

10th Dubai International Film Festival

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is the leading film festival in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Since its inception in 2004, the festival has served as an influential platform for Arab filmmakers and talent at an international level, by spearheading the cinema movement in the region. DIFF has established itself as a major international festival, while continuing to serve as a premier showcase event for Arab cinema, and contributing to the development and growth of the regional industry. DIFF has also extended its platform to present and honour excellence in cinema from countries in Asia and Africa. Independent and established talents from Asian and African countries with a burgeoning cinema culture are given prominent standing in the festival’s programme and competition. DIFF’s pioneering initiatives such as the Muhr Awards and Dubai Film Market have enriched professional experiences in the region, while also raising the profile of regional works on the world stage. The festival has left an indelible impression on its guests, industry professionals and viewers, through its events, workshops, seminars and principal …