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ADFF to premiere two Arab films on day six

Two Arab films are set to have their world premieres on the sixth day of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2014. In the Documentary Competition of the festival, Sanad-funded Egyptian documentary film Um Ghayeb (Mother of the Unborn), directed by Nadine Salib will make its debut alongside the Iraqi film...

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40% of Arab films at DIFF 2013 made by women filmmakers

Programmers at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) announced that 40% of the films in the festival’s Arab programming segments were directed by women, making the region one of the most advanced for female filmmakers in the world. There are no initiatives at DIFF promoting filmmaking by...