One of the flabbergasting events in the UAE is the Dubai International Film Festival, which attracts people around the globe to the core. It is the incredible festival of UAE.

Incredible Dubai International Film Festival 2016

So, are you all set to know more about this festival?

If yes, then get your favorite coffee and start reading this post with the sip of coffee.

The most loved events which are held in Dubai, Dubai international film festival 2016 dates on which it will take place is from December 7-14, 2016 at the stunning Madinat Jumeirah, which is the home of DIFF as such. Many films related persons like cinema-goers, directors, producers, actors, writers and various other industry experts come to Dubai for enjoying the world’s best movies in the world premiere locations.

This DIFF presents new and astonishing cinema from the Arab world and beyond, which launches various audiences to fresh new skill and different area of film making.

This will be the 13th edition of this Dubai international film festival. It will showcase 156 feature films, shorts and the documentaries from 55 countries, which includes 57 world and international premieres, around 73 MENA premiere, 12 Middle East premieres and 9 GCC premieres. This film, which is launched in 44 languages, populate DIFF’s Arab & Emirati competitions, and its out-of-competition segments which is dedicated to children, the Arab world, Virtual Reality and cinema from across the world. With around 18 Galas and around 16 special Presentations launched, and rocking stellar performance line-up of the industry skilled people and the limelight firmly on the Oscar hopeful people and also deserving Arab talent, the stage will be glowing for enthralling and striking 8-day celebration of the best cinema. Recently you have learnt about how to celebrate the 45th National Day, UAE, 2016 and now we will tell you about yet another amazing Dubai international film festival.

History Behind Dubai International Film Festival:

This festival began in the year 2004 and is getting popular which grabs the eyeballs of the people around the globe. It is the most popular film festival of the Middle East. The promising platform for the Arab filmmakers and the talent at international level by the enticing cinema in the region.

This Dubai International Film Festival takes place under the backing of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. It is the not-for-profit cultural event which is worth the visit and organized by Dubai Entertainment & Media Organization.

UAE is all set for Dubai International Film Festival 2016:

This will be the 13th year of DIFF (Dubai International Film Festival) which will be held from December 7-14, 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah which is the home of DIFF. Many people from this industry will be heading towards this grand event which includes producers, directors, writers, cinema-goers, actors and various other experts get engrossed in the world’s best films at the grand event.


Dubai international film festival 2016 submissions are now open for DIFF’s highly contested Muhr Competition for the feature fiction and non-fiction and various short films which originates from United Arab Emirates and the whole Arab world who are gearing up for eminent Muhr Awards competitions.

This amazing DIFF also invites the film fans and culture fanatics who will be taking part in the silver screen experience this December with the return of its Friends of the Festival packages.

Beginning from the packages got towards supporting DIFF’s commitment to developing a thriving film culture in the Middle East as such. In this year, DIFF has brought together loads of packages across 3 tiers- which are DIFF Gold, Platinum and the Royal. Fiends of the Festival are also invited to DIFF’s special opening/closing film & the party, gala films & experiences and astonishing screenings at the complete festival, which involves hair & the makeup sessions well in advance and access to the DIFF celeb gift lounges.

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Guests will get the wonderful opportunity to attend even the press conferences and communicate with the leading industry professionals of the Dubai Film market. Last editions of this DIFF have also launched various talents on the red carpet, which includes George Clooney, Morgan Freeman, Tom Cruise, Cate Blanchett, Martin Sheen, Dev Patel, Emily Blunt, Jake Gyleenhaal.

One of the class packages of DIFF is “Royal Package” which provides multifarious benefits & wonderful opportunities, including 3-night trip to the 70th Cannes Film Festival in the year 2017.

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Friends of the Festival program are also the fund-raising platform which encourages numerous art lovers, the philanthropists in UAE respect the cultural importance of this stunning festival for contributing to its continued growth and development as such.

This Festival has got its name in the Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s list of world’s top 15 film festivals for 2 consecutive years. You will be glad to know that the registration has now started in the 13th year of the Dubai International Film Festival.

Complete Details of Dubai International Film Festival 2016 Edition:

Where will the festival be held at?

At Magnificent Madinat Jumeirah

Dubai International Film Festival 2016 dates:

You can have the whole of your time at this astonishing festival from 7th December 2016 to 14th December 2016.

Know about the ticket rates for DIFF 2016:

DIFF GOLD: Individual rate is 8000 AED and Couple rates are 15,000 AED.

DIFF PLATINUM: Individual rate is 15,000 AED and Couple rates are 25,000 AED.

Closing Thoughts:

So, are you all set to have exciting and fun at this festival?

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