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  • 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...
  • Dubai Film Connection Co-Prod Mart Nods Go To Revolution-Themed Pics

    DUBAI - A trio of Arab projects with revolutions at their core are the top prizewinners at the 10th Dubai Film Festival's Dubai Film Connection co-production mart. The DIFF Award winners are: Tunisian director Leyla Bouzid's "God Protect My Daughter,"...
  • Palestine's 'Omar' Claims APSA Awards Win

    HONG KONG - "Omar," Hany Abu-Asad's powerful drama about violence, was named as the best feature film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The film, about a young baker whose loyalty to family and country are complicated by his love for a student,...
  • Dubai Fest Taps 'Omar,' 'The Square' for Top Arab Pic Honors

    The Dubai Intl. Film Festival's 10th edition, which closes Dec. 14, handed out their Muhr Awards on Dec. 13 with prizes totaling more than $575,000. The fest's four main categories, divided into Arab and Asian/African features and docus, resulted in 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...
  • Two Canadian cities have world's best public libraries, survey finds

    Two Canadian cities have world's best public libraries, survey finds
    Two Canadian cities, Vancouver and Montreal, have the world’s best public library systems, according to a new survey by German researchers. Library mavens at the Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf studied libraries in 31 major world cities,...
  • Midem Unveils New Developments Amid Music Biz' Rebound

    PARIS- As the music biz rebounds, Midem, the Cannes-set international music confab, looks to boost its B2B appeal with a Global sync & brand summit, an expanded educational program and live concerts of emerging talent. The theme of this year's four-...
  • Seniors on the Go: What's with the big Middle East airlines?

    Airlines based in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf have been buying up huge fleets of the biggest planes around -- the Airbus 380 and Boeing 777. Some of you have asked me what's going on with these lines -- their home countries are very small and don'...
  • Film Festival Vet Sheila Whitaker Dies in London

    Sheila Whitaker, who served as director of international programs for the Dubai International Film Festival, died Monday in London. She was previously director of the London Film Festival from 1987 to 1996, and head of programming at the National Film...
  • Film Review: 'Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers'

    Inspector Clouseau is nowhere to be found, but there's many a Pink Panther on the loose in "Smash and Grab," a gripping portrait of the daring international jewel-theft ring credited with more than 150 robberies totaling more than $250 million since 1993....
  • 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...