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2014-10-30 EFC & Shorts Awards

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ADFF Announces Winners of Emirates Film Competition and International Short Film Competition

The winners of the Emirates Film Competition and the International Short Film Competition are announced

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Day 9: Highlights for Friday, October 31, 2014

Winners of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival’s Black Pearl Awards in the three competition categories will be announced tonight

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The National: film review Magical Girl

Magical girl, or “majokko” in Japanese, is an anime­ sub­genre, known for pretty, pink cartoon heroines who cast spells

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The National: Glittering tribute to Magic of Bollywood

The Emirates Palace hosted a private music and dance show on Wednesday night at the 8th Abu Dhabi Film Festival

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The Pirates of Salé: Pirates of Art and Hope

The city of Salé in Morocco is home to Cirque Shems’y, an organization that has become a safe haven for many disadvantaged kids that live in the city and its surroundings

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VARIETY eSHOW DAILY: ‘Whiplash’ Director Damien Chazelle Inspired by His Own Band Days

Writer-director Damien Chazelle’s own experiences in a hyper-competitive high school jazz band helped to inspire “Whiplash”

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Leviathan: A Courageous One Man Fight Against Injustice

Serious yet exquisitely funny at times, Leviathan has been cleverly written by its director Andrey Zvyagintsev and his colleague Oleg Negin

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The life of a mature garment worker is explored as she reaches a moment of crisis that brings out the strengths that reside within her personality. This debut film by cinematographer Chienn Hsiang shows the uncanny ability of a filmmaker to probe the inner life of a character with little dialogue, relying on the extraordinary acting ability of leading lady Chen Shiang-chyi

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Interview with THE RETURN TO HOMS Director

Filmmaker Talal Derki whose debut feature documentary had witnessed a great year of screenings and awards around the globe talks about the film in light of the changes

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