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Dubai International Film Festival is Open for Submissions

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The 9th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is officially open for submissions. Filmmakers from across the Middle East and around the world are invited to make entries in both competition and out of competition segments as well as to Dubai Film market Industry Hub.

DIFF, the leading festival of the Middle East is accepting entries for its flagship competitions – the Muhr Arab, Muhr Asia Africa and Muhr Emirati segments –dedicated to contemporary regional and world cinema, children’s cinema and Indian cinema. Narrative features, documentaries and short films are all eligible for entry, and filmmakers have until August 31, 2012, to enter their films. Films must have been produced after September 1, 2011; and must not have been previously screened in the Arabian Gulf, unless at the fifth Gulf Film Festival. Festival films are also eligible for a host of premier industry prizes, including FIPRESCI. All festival submissions can be made online via the DIFF website,