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Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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  • Roger Federer wins a record sixth Dubai Championships title

    Roger Federer wins a record sixth Dubai Championships title
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Roger Federer won a record sixth Dubai Championships -- and 78th career title -- by beating Tomas Berdych, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, in the final on Saturday. Federer, who maintains a home in Dubai, delighted a packed stadium of fans...
  • BNP Paribas Open: Time is relative to Roger Federer

    BNP Paribas Open: Time is relative to Roger Federer
    The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement. Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...
  • Sundance Channel Set To Beam Into Middle East and North Africa

    The Sundance Channel is going to the Middle East and North Africa. OSN, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region's leading pay-TV network, has inked a deal with AMC/Sundance Channel Global to launch its flagship Sundance Channel HD. Programming...
  • Film Review: 'The Mice Room'

    Six helmers -- Hend Bakr, Mohamed El-Hadidi, Ahmed Magdy Morsy, Nermeen Salem, Mayye Zayed and Mohamed Zedan -- contribute to "The Mice Room," an intriguing misfire with everyone directing, scripting and producing as a team (there's one editor). Not a...
  • Film Review: 'Champ of the Camp'

    Subcontinental laborers in Dubai find distraction from hardships via musical contests in Mahmoud Kaabour's slick and enjoyable docu "Champ of the Camp." The title is also the name of the competition, in which teams from 70 labor camps test their knowledge...
  • Emmett/Furla Officially Opens Middle East Outpost

    DUBAI - Emmett/Furla, the film financing and production company behind Martin Scorsese's upcoming "Silence" and actioner "The Prince," have officially opened a Dubai-based Middle East outpost, following their recently forged partnership with Dubai-based...
  • Wayne Borg Exits Abu Dhabi's Twofour54

    DUBAI - Wayne Borg, Chief Commercial Officer at Abu Dhabi media and production hub twofour54 is leaving his post after six years during which the former Universal exec expanded the scope of the government-backed industry driver which now oversees the...
  • AMPAS ADDS DUBAI TO FEST LIST FOR OSCAR-QUALIFYING SHORTS

    DUBAI - The Dubai International Film Festival has become the first Middle East fest to become qualified to have its films compete in the short film category at the Oscars, just as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences expands its...
  • Dubai Film Festival Kicks Off Tenth Edition with Palestinian drama 'Omar'

    DUBAI - The 10th Dubai Film Festival kicked off Friday with Palestinian helmer Hany Abu Assad's powerful drama "Omar," about violence in the West Bank, a clear signal of the event's ongoing commitment to Arab cinema though Hollywood is also well-...
  • Les Arcs Fest Incubates Arthouse Films With Commercial Potential

    As the market for European pure-play arthouse films continues to shrink, the fifth edition of Les Arcs European Film Festival's Arc 1950 Co-production Village will turn the spotlight on projects with mainstream appeal, while also opening up financing...
  • Dubai Film Commission Tailors Its Perks to Foreign Projects

    Dubai set up its own film commission in May 2012, but it had already been luring foreign shoots, including "Syriana," "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and "The Bourne Legacy," which helped spread the word about what the Persian Gulf state can...
  • Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha Gaining Prominence on Global Showbiz Map

    The Middle East, more specifically the Gulf region, is no longer that deep indiscriminate petro-dollar well that Hollywood, in its constant thirst for outside capital, went to during the subprime mortgage crisis. Instead, countries in the Arabian...