After screening a competition program with several distinguished regional features, MEIFF
rebranded itself the Abu Dhabi Intl.
Gilmore said he sees DTFF's relationship with DIFF and MEIFF
to be more complementary than competitive.
In addition , E-Vision's exclusive kids channel e-junior has endorsed the MEIFF
kid's fun day.
Winners of the $1 million MEIFF
2008 Black Pearl Awards were announced at the festival's closing night ceremony, directed and choreographed by Otis Sallid.
will also reprise its dedicated sidebar with femme Arab helmers.
I was approached during MEIFF
with the script for this movie.
Even so, when the Son of Babylon was submitted to MEIFF
, it was not completed, but the festival's organisers liked it so much that they gave part of the MEIFF
grants to the movie in advance, so it could be finished.
This year's MEIFF
in Abu Dhabi was no exception regarding celebrity sightings and choices for opening screenings.
In attendance were - Rustum Al Zoubi, Syrian Ambassador to the UAE; Eissa Al Mazrouei, Project Manager of MEIFF
and ADACH; Nashwa Al Ruwaini, MEIFFeIUs Director; Samir Farid, Festival Consultant and Head of Arabic Programming and Mohammad Al Ahmad, Director of Damascus Film Festival.