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Showcase of homegrown talent at the beach

#MyDubai films capture the true spirit of the City during DIFF at free screening

 

Insightful productions from 5 local filmmakers were recently screened prior to a free public screening of ‘Abood Kandaishan’ from Emirati filmmaker Fadel Almheiri at The Beach, opposite JBR.  As part of the #MyDubai initiative, these five films, capture the lesser-known aspects of everyday life in the city.

 

The five-minute films was a mix of documentaries or fictional short stories, each of which showcasing the city as part of the #MyDubai initiative, launched in January 2014 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, with a request for residents and visitors to join him in sharing photos, videos and stories on social media and show their experiences of Dubai.