DVD Review: This Is Not A Film (2011) – Iran, Farsi language, 75 min. by David Calleja What do you get when two directors get bored and cannot agree on what they want to do? They record each other filming and...
A thousand miles apart, Where worlds collide and days are dark You may have my number, You can take my name, But you'll never have my heart Let the sky fall, when it crumbles, we will stand tall, and face it...
On 13th October 2012, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Daniel Jung’s Oscar winning documentary ‘Saving Face’ had its Middle Eastern premiere, as part of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. The documentary film chronicles the work of Dr. Jawad, a plastic...
Wadjda is a 12-year old girl who lives near Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she's growing up in a conservative country, Wadjda is a girl full of life who wears jeans and sneakers, listens to rock music...
QATARI FILMMAKERS BRING A COMPELLING SLATE OF “MADE IN QATAR” FILMS TO SHOWCASE AT THE GULF FILM FESTIVAL   The 6th Gulf Film Festival announced today that the “Made In Qatar” programme is supported by Doha Film Institute (DFI), and will showcase six films...
The innovative buzzword is explored at GFF with the founder of Aflamnah, the first Crowdfunding site dedicated to the Arab World On the night of April 13, the Gulf Film Festival (GFF) will offer a thorough exploration of ‘Crowdfunding’ --...
The 66th Cannes Film Festival has kicked off under thunderous torrential rain, adding to the charm of the French Riviera more famous for it's warm and sunny days. The cinematic glamour quotient has once again brought the spotlight to...
Celebrating a century of Indian cinema under sunny skies at Cannes Film Festival 2013 Sunny days and bright skies mark the landscape of Cannes today. Though the rains originally brought with them the magic of silver screen romance, the stars...
The twelve day celebration of movies at Cannes, had some of the world's most stellar talents on display. It's been one of the toughest years for the jury, presided over by director Steven Spielberg. And yet today they have made...
The EPIC MOVIE. "Just because you haven't seen something doesn't mean it's not there." Is the movie named "Epic" really Epic? Expectations are high because this animated adventure is from the same studio that brought us Ice Age and Rio. In this...
Without a doubt, this movie has set high standards for upcoming Pakistani movies. Movie review by: Mussarat Yasmeen. The revival Of Pakistani cinema. “Main Hoon Shahid Afridi” an ARY Films and Mandviwalla Entertainment presentation, is Pakistani cinemas' first ever Sports-flick and its Blockbuster...
DIFF ROLLS OUT THE CARPET FOR A BUMPER EDITION TO CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF PASSION FOR CINEMA. DIFF pays tribute to Arab cinema by opening the 10th edition with “Omar” by acclaimed filmmaker Hany Abu Assad. The tenth Dubai International Film Festival, held under...
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) Kicks Off Tenth Edition With Glittering Red Carpet Gala Martin Sheen, Cate Blanchett, Hany Abu Assad, Samir Farid, Yosra and Top Arab Artists add Festival Glitz and Glamour to Opening Night   The landmark tenth edition of the...
40% OF ARAB FILMS AT DIFF 2013 CRAFTED BY FEMALE FILMMAKERS Arab Cinema Gets in Touch With its Feminine Side Programmers at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) announced that 40 per cent of the films in the festival’s Arab programming...

Cannes 2016

A beautiful casting of notorious directors and glamorous actors With the Cannes 2016 all set to be opened from 11th May to 22nd May, excitement is in the air. The festival will be attended by leading stars and directors from...
Celebrating the success of an emotional journey and applauding the fortitude of Dubai based businessman who emerged as a fighter through difficult times, Arabian Center brought together the Reel and Real life family of Jacobinte Swargarajyam (Jacob’s Kingdom of...