The other financial incentive ADFF
offered regional filmmakers was the Sanad fund, which since 2010 has financed narrative and documentary film projects from development through post-production.
For the second consecutive year, ADFF
is organizing the Child Protection Award for films that will highlight the issue of child abuse and preventive measures.
Notably, this year's ADFF
will host an entire programme dedicated to Arab directors who migrated from their homelands and speak of their heritage and culture through the expressive art of film.
The total value of the award in both categories is $100,000, and the winning films will be chosen by an expert judging panel chosen from the other the participating films, categories, and competitions of the ADFF
," he added.
will this year be presenting not just one, but two prestigious Lifetime Achievement Awards.
The City Dark had its Middle East Premiere at ADFF
in 2011, when it was presented in the "Our World" competition, which focuses on films devoted to broadening awareness of significant environmental issues.
What did she say: At the invites-only Magic Of Bollywood event at ADFF
, Chopra put forward a proposal that few men could resist.
In fact, at ADFF
2014, there was only one film from India, and that was as far from Bollywood style as Hollywood is
Both films were digitally restored in 4K resolution by the Cineteca di Bologna/L'Immagine Ritrovata and The Film Foundation/World Cinema Project and will be shown with existing English subtitles as well as new Arabic subtitles, provided by ADFF
The Child Protection Award has been introduced as part of this year's ADFF
awards," said Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, secretary general of the Office of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at an event held to mark the upcoming launch of the seventh ADFF
Al Jabri makes the move to Director of ADFF
having spent more than 10 years deeply rooted in the Emirates Film Compettion -- a segment of ADFF
to support and nuture local talent.
The enthusiasm that met the successful first edition of ADFF
, however, waned with this year's modest one.