ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday December 16, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 29
TV Times  

Emirates Sponsored Dubai International Film Festival

Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney talks about his new film Michael Clayton which officially opened the fourth edition of the Dubai International Film Festival.

The fourth edition of the Dubai International Film Festival opened with a burst of excitement and glamour as Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney took centre stage to talk about his new film Michael Clayton. The film, in which he plays the title character, will officially open this year's much-awaited film fest. George Clooney will also offer insights into his life and work in a special public session, joined by film critic Sheila Whitaker.

A host of international celebrities including Sharon Stone, Michelle Yeoh, Danny Glover and Latin superstar Gloria Estafan are expected to up the glamour quotient during the eight-day fest.

Emirates is a principal sponsor of the Dubai International Film Festival. Based on the theme: Bridging Cultures, Meeting Minds, the festival has been attracting an increasingly large international and regional talent of filmmakers and industry professionals. By bringing visitors from all over the world to celebrate cinematic excellence in Dubai, the festival's objective resonates well with Emirates' own efforts to promote Dubai as a world-class centre for tourism, commerce and sports.

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