A new addition to this year’s film festival offering is a host of free screenings at The Beach, JBR, making the festival open and accessible to everyone. There’s no need to register, just head down to the open-air cinema at La Playa lounge and watch some of the festival highlights with a sea breeze and a picnic on the sand.
December 10 St. Vincent
A heart-warming comedy directed by Theodore Melfi and starring Bill Murray.
December 11 I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
A documentary about the man behind Sesame Street’s beloved Big Bird directed by Dave LaMattina and Chad N.Walker.
December 12 Meet The Patels
A laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about modern marriages directed by Geeta Patel and Ravi Patel.
Lost and Found in Dubai
(Samsung Short Film) A story about humanity and our commonality, directed by Vasilis Blioumis.
December 13 Abood Kandaishan
A poignant comedy directed by Fadel Almheiri.
December 14 The Crow’s Egg
Indian, heart-warming and unforgettable family film directed by M. Manikandan.
December 15 Red Army
Incisive sports documentary about the Red Army Ice Hockey Team in the Soviet Union directed by Gabe Polsky.
December 16 ‘X+Y’
A warm and inspirational drama about a young math genius, directed by Morgan Matthews.
Free. All films start at 7.30pm. The Beach, JBR