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British delegation in Dubai

  • Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons

7th December - 14th December 2016

The 13th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival will this year feature a British Council supported delegation of UK guests.

Attendees include Academy Award winners Asif Kapadia and John Battsek (both involved in the Forum Programme), Gavin Humphries of Nowness and a number of leading figures from the sales and distribution sector including Andy Whittaker (Dogwoof), Mike Goodridge (Protagonist), and Amit Dey (NBC Universal).

DIFF audiences are invited to attend the ‘Great Adaptations: From Novel to Screen’ event in partnership with Emirates Airline Festival of Literature featuring a gala screening of Swallows and Amazons with screenwriter Andrea Gibb and the film’s producer Nick Barton.

A slew of other UK titles will screen in the festival programme including Free Fire, I, Daniel Blake, Lady Macbeth, Loving, One More Time With Feeling, and Their Finest.

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