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MEIFF grants two victors

A surprise tie was announced Wednesday at the gala award ceremony of the Middle East International Film Festival's InCircle Pearl Grant competition. Rusudan Chkonia of the Republic of Georgia was awarded first place for her project "Keep Smiling," with Soman Chainani of the U.S. co-honored for his romantic comedy "Love Marriage."

MEIFF honors go to Chkonia, Chainani

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- A surprise tie was announced Wednesday at the gala award ceremony of the Middle East International Film Festival's InCircle Pearl Grant competition. Rusudan Chkonia of the Republic of Georgia was awarded first place for her project "Keep Smiling," with Soman Chainani of the U.S. co-honored for his romantic comedy "Love Marriage."

Stars, slate lend weight to Middle East Fest

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- The Middle East International Film Festival launched at the Emirates Palace with Joe Wright's acclaimed adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel "Atonement." And festival planners are anticipating the arrival within the next 48 hours of heavyweight talent.

Middle East embraces int’l films

The Middle East International Film Festival launched at the Emirates Palace with Joe Wright's acclaimed adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel "Atonement."

Stars, slate lend weight to MEIFF

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- The Middle East International Film Festival launched at the Emirates Palace with Joe Wright's acclaimed adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel "Atonement."

Big names, films boost MEIFF startup

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- The inaugural Middle East International Film Festival unfurls Sunday having shipped in a coterie of big industry names that likely will guarantee the event international attention in the coming week. The screening program is a mixture of big-name projects and debuts from emerging talent.

Films, names, networking give life to startup MEIFF

The inaugural Middle East International Film Festival unfurls Sunday having shipped in a coterie of big industry names that likely will guarantee the event international attention next week. The screening program is a mixture of big-name projects and debuts from emerging talent.

Weinstein keys MEIFF event

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Harvey Weinstein will open the Film Financing Circle at the inaugural Middle East International Film Festival.

Weinstein keys MEIFF event

Harvey Weinstein will open the Film Financing Circle at the inaugural Middle East International Film Festival.