Tuesday 1 April 2014

Jim Swire special guest at Dublin Arabic International Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that Dr Jim Swire has been invited as special guest to the 2014 Arabic Film Festival, to be held in Dublin May 8th to 11th.

Omar Sharif
DAFF is Ireland's first Arabic Film Festival, bringing screenings, special guests and Q&As from the best of independent Arabic Filmmaking.

A host of leading directors and stars includes Guest of Honour Omar Sharif (Dr Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), Hany Abu-Hassad (Director, Oscar nominated best foreign language film 'Omar' and 'Paradise Now'), Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o (Twelve Years a Slave), leading Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch, and leading actress Nadine Labaki. 

President of the festival is renowned producer, writer and director Jim Sheridan ('In the Name of the Father', 'My Left Foot', 'The Boxer', 'In America', 'The Field').

Screenings, presentations and discussions are at The Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin. Click here for information about the Lighthouse.

More background information can be found at:
https://twitter.com/DAFF2014  and   https://www.facebook.com/DUblinArabicFilmFestival

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