DIFF Muhr Awards Competition
Dubai Film Festival will continue its Arab Film Competition to recognize regional and international Arab filmakers, with prize gives aways for totalling US$ 300,000 to recipients
of the Muhr Award, which are selected by a prestigious international jury. The awards are categories into Muhr Feature Film Award, Muhr Documentary Award, and
Short Films Award, and the winners films will be shown on the last day of the festival.
DIFF 2007 Celebrity Attendants
Attendances of the Dubai Film Festival 2007 include George Clooney (actor), Sharon Stone (actress), Danny Glover (actor), Im Kwon-Taek (director), Michelle
Yeoh (actress), Hayden Christiansen (actor), Paulo Coelho (novelist), Youssef Chahine (filmmaker), Giselle Khoury (commentator), Rayda Jacobs (director), Gloria Estefan (singer),
Emilio Estefan (actor), Laura Ramsey (actor), Tony Shalhoub (filmmaker), Brooke Adams (filmmaker), Laila Rouass, Henry O (actor), Chris Doyle (cinematographer), Katharina Thalbach
(actor), Kierston Wareing (actor), Zhao Benshan (comedian), Sylvia Perez, Abrina Bosman (actress).
Cinema Against Aids Dubai
This event has been added to Dubail International Film Festival 2007, which will feature a rare and unusual luxury items that will be auctioned at the fundraising event. The
auction will raise funds for The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), the world’s leading organization dedicated to the HIV/AIDS research, prevention, education, and
public policy advocacy. amfAR Fundraising Chair Sharon Stone will preside over the envent, assisted by event chairs Michelle Yeoh, Abdul Majid al Fahim, and Satjiv S. Chahil.
Individual seats for the event start at USD 2,000, and can be purchased via telephone on 04-367-6716. more
DIFF 2007 Sponsors
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Duty Free, Emirates Airlines, and Dubai Pearl are principal sponsors, while Etisalat, Dubai First, and Dubai International Financial Centre [DIFC] are
presenting sponsors. Other sponsors of DIFF 2007 include Emirates Bank, Arabain Radio Network [ARN], Dubai Media Incorporated, MBC, NBD, Motivate Publishing, HP, Gulf News,
Film Works, Al Nasr Publishing, MAC, RTA, BrownBook, FedEx, JBM, Freej, Real Media and Bateaux Dubai.