Back for its 13th year, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) takes place from December 7 – 14, 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah. The 13th edition showcases 156 feature films, shorts and documentaries from 55 countries. More than 30 French films are showed.

The film "Frantz" by François Ozon is showed on 9th December.

The film “Frantz” by François Ozon is showed on 9th December.

A tribute to the Lumière brothers will be presented on Thursday, 8th December at 4pm in the Madinat Souk Theatre, by Thierry Frémaux, the General Director of the Cannes Film Festival and the Institut Lumière in Lyon and one of the international film community’s most distinguished figures.

Auguste & Louis Lumière

Auguste & Louis Lumière

Every year DIFF presents new and exciting cinema from the Arab world and beyond, introducing audiences to fresh new talent and original and distinctive filmmaking.

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