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Abu Dhabi Film Festival

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  1. Abu Dhabi Film Festival Adds Cannes, Toronto Favorites to Lineup

    3:49 am 9/29/2014

    The upcoming event also features a number of Arab titles, several financially-backed by the festivalRead more

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  2. 'Big Hero 6' to Close Abu Dhabi Film Festival

    4:04 am 9/15/2014

    The event's eighth edition will open for the first time with a world premiere by a local Emirati directorRead more

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  3. Jia Zhangke's 'A Touch of Sin' Wins $100,000 Abu Dhabi Film Festival Prize

    12:05 pm 10/31/2013

    This year's festival draws to a close with Judi Dench also on the winner's roster for her turn in "Philomena."Read more

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  4. Before Snowfall (For snowen faller): Abu Dhabi Review

    2:07 am 10/27/2013

    A Kurdish Iraqi boy comes of age obliged to carry out an honor killing against his sister.Read more

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  5. The World Before Her: Abu Dhabi Review

    4:06 pm 11/12/2012

    Nisha Pahuja's prize-winning documentary alternates between two very different perspectives of current Indian society.Read more

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  6. Harraga Blues: Abu Dhabi Review

    3:42 am 11/5/2012

    Karim Hamzaoui and Zakaria Ramdane star in Algerian veteran Moussa Haddad's drama of trans-Mediterranean immigration, a world premiere in Competition at Abu Dhabi.Read more

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  7. Approved For Adoption (Couleur de Peau: Miel): Abu Dhabi Review

    11:24 am 11/4/2012

    Co-directed by Laurent Boileau and "Jung," this French-Belgian co-production uses animation to adapt the latter's graphic-novel memoir of his formative years.Read more

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  8. A World Not Ours (A'Lamun Laysa Lana): Abu Dhabi Review

    3:37 am 10/29/2012

    London-based writer/director/cinematographer Mahdi Fliefel's prize-winning debut documents a Palestinian refugee camp in LebanonRead more

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  9. When I Saw You (Lamma Shoftak): Abu Dhabi Review

    2:16 pm 10/25/2012

    Palestinian writer-director Annemarie Jacir's sophomore feature stars newcomer Mahmoud Afsa as a young Palestinian refugee in 1960s Jordan.Read more

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  10. The Patience Stone (Syngué sabour): Abu Dhabi Review

    3:50 am 10/25/2012

    Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani stars in Atiq Rahimi's film based on his own prize-winning novel about a woman's wartime plight.Read more

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