Al Ain Film Festival

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AL AIN FILM FESTIVAL

23RD- 27TH JANUARY 2021


In its third edition from 23-27 January, 2021, Al Ain Film Festival is collaborating with Abu Dhabi Festival as its strategic cultural partner to support the development of young filmmakers and spread the culture of cinema in the UAE.

This collaboration is part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s annual Young Filmmakers’ Circle, a development programme for emerging Emirati and Emirates-based filmmakers. Young filmmakers can enter a screenwriting contest with an AED 20K prize, see screenings of films made by previous participants in the Young Filmmakers’ Circle and take part in virtual workshops hosted by Abu Dhabi Festival.

Al Ain Film Festival

  • Opening ceremony: 23 January, 2021 at Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain City
  • Film screenings: 24, 25, 26 January, 2021 at Star Cinema at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain City from 1-10 p.m.
  • Closing ceremony: 27 January, 2021 at Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain City
  • Young Filmmakers’ Circle workshops:
    Cinematic language and how to use it in the film industry:24th of January 2021, 6:00PM UAE, Live zoom webinar
    Making Films: from the idea to screening in theatres: 26th of January 2021, 6:00PM UAE, Live zoom webinar

UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY COMPETITION

Enter your screenplay in this competition
juried by UAE film industry experts to win
one of three AED 20,000 prizes.

YOUNG FILMMAKERS’ CIRCLE WORKSHOPS

Learn from industry experts in a series of
workshops giving university students a
filmmaking jumpstart.

YOUNG FILMMAKERS’ CIRCLE FILM SCREENINGS

Made by young filmmakers in the most
recent edition of Abu Dhabi Festival’s Young
Filmmakers’ Circle.

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