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Top-Winning Films at ADFF 2014

Two 2014 ADFF films have received the three top prizes at the 62nd San Sebastian Film Festival (September 19-27, 2014)

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Abu Dhabi Film Festival to Host the Film Foundation/World Cinema Project

ADFF has announced a collaboration with Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation/ World Cinema Project (WCP)

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ADFF’s Emirates Film Competition announces 2014 Line up

ADFF has announced the selection for this year’s Emirates Film Competition (EFC). The upcoming edition of the competition features a total of 53 films, of which 37 films are directed by women, representing a variety of genres

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Abu Dhabi Film Festival to Celebrate Work of François Truffaut

Many of the films have been newly restored and will be presented in the best possible quality at the Festival

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Opening and Closing Night Films of Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2014 confirmed

ADFF will open with a locally produced film - FROM A TO B by Emirati director Ali Mostafa and Image Nation Abu Dhabi. The closing film of the festival has been confirmed as Disney’s animation film BIG HERO 6

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More ADFF Winners in Venice

The second edition of the workshop Final Cut in Venice distributed its awards among three Arab documentary films in post-production

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THEEB Wins Orizzonti Award for Best Director

Jordanian filmmaker Naji Abu Nowar won yesterday Orizzonti Award for Best Director at the 71st Venice Film Festival (August 27-September 6, 2014)

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Hisham Zaman Shortlisted for Norway’s Official Oscar Entry

Iraqi-Kurdish filmmaker Hisham Zaman’s latest feature, 'Letter to the King', is among three features shortlisted by the Norwegian Film Institute for Norway’s official entry to the Oscar’s Best Foreign-Language Film category

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Strong Presence for Arab Cinema in Toronto

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which will be held from 4 – 14 September 2014, will showcase a range of Arab films, among which are four films (out of eight features) that received the Abu Dhabi Film Festival’s SANAD grants

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