Arab Cinema LAB Dubai 2016
This is a first-of-its-kind film financing incubator for accelerating new film projects and new business ideas by bringing together a select group of filmmakers, creative producers funders, distributors and broadcasters. This inaugural LAB will feature exclusive footage from a selection of the hottest, most highly anticipated Arab film projects that are currently in various stages of development and production.
Keynote Speakers
Alaa Karkouti Co-Founder and Managing Partner of MAD Solutions
Frank Albers Film Prize Program Officer at Robert Bosch Stiftung
George David Managing Director of the Royal Film Commission
Gianluca Chakra Managing Director Front Row Filmed Entertainment
Jacques Kruger General Manager of VOX Cinemas
Mohamed Hefzy Founder and General Manager of Film Clinic
Vincenzo Bugno World Cinema Fund Project Manager, Berlinale Delegate for Italy and the Maghreb/Mashrek countries, Member of the Berlinale Competition Selection Committee
List of Films
Adham Sabry Director: TBC | Egypt | Feature
Amal Director: Mohamed Siam | Germany, Egypt, Lebanon, France | Documentary
Kiss Me Not Director: Ahmed Amer| Egypt | Feature
Manivelle - Last Days of the Man of Tomorrow Director: Fadi Baki | Germany, Lebanon | Animation
Sheikh Jackson Director: Amr Salama | Egypt | Feature
SHOOT Director: Aymen Khouja | Saudi Arabia, USA | Feature
The Journey Director: Mohamed Al-Daraji | Iraq | Feature
Writing on Snow Director: Rashid Masharawi | Palestine, Tunisia | Feature
The First Arab Cinema LAB at DIFF