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The Six Degrees of…George Clooney

The Six Degrees of…George Clooney

George Clooney’s arrest for protesting against violence in Sudan has prompted Kipp to look out who might bail him out. Would Jordan’s Queen or Azerbaijan’s First Lady do it?

March 18, 2012 4:32
 
Baghdad Film Festival turns eye to Human Rights

Baghdad Film Festival turns eye to Human Rights

In a country where there still isn't a single public cinema, where detainees complain of torture and militants blow people up because of their sect, supporters of Iraq's first human rights film festival know they face a tough task.

February 27, 2012 1:05
 
Dubai’s 8th run at a DIFF-erent perspective on films

Dubai’s 8th run at a DIFF-erent perspective on films

Eight years on, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) may have created a global profile for itself attracting a handful of indie films but it's still definitely a work in progress.

December 12, 2011 4:51
 
The Six Degrees of…Mohanlal

The Six Degrees of…Mohanlal

Malayalam actor/producer/food magnate Mohanlal Nair is getting a Burj Khaifa address soon. So who could possibly be coming around for a housewarming party? Let’s check out his 6 Degrees.

May 29, 2011 5:35
 
The Six Degrees of… Abbas Kiarostami

The Six Degrees of… Abbas Kiarostami

The Gulf Film Festival is hosting a Master Class with internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. Kipp finds out how he’s connected to a would-be actor/politician and a Russian Shayk.

April 13, 2011 5:47
 
The Six Degrees of Abdullah Khalifa Al Kaabi

The Six Degrees of Abdullah Khalifa Al Kaabi

Emirati film director Abdullah Khalifa al Kaabi may be having his film screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, but how can we connect him to a top celebrity chef and two controversial novelists?

March 20, 2011 3:53
 
Kipp’s DIFF round up

Kipp’s DIFF round up

Although the Dubai film festival has become an established annual event, many in the Emirate still miss out on the best of modern cinema. Let this year be the DIFFerence.

December 9, 2010 4:03
 
Where is the regional film hub?

Where is the regional film hub?

Qatar has just joined the race to become the Middle East’s film hub for regional movie makers.

August 25, 2009 1:29