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The 6th Abu Dhabi Film Festival Opens Call for Entries

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has announced its call for entries for the sixth edition of the Festival, to be held October 11-20, 2012. The Festival welcomes narrative and documentary films both feature length and short for its variety of competitive and noncompetitive sections. Entries will be accepted until July 1, 2012.

With eight films from ADFF 2011 garnering Oscar nominations, an unprecedented Best Foreign Language Film victory for Asghar Farhadi's A Separation, and many others receiving further awards and accolades around the world, the Festival has cemented its reputation as an event that offers the very best of international cinema. In keeping with one of its central aims, ADFF continues to champion the region's cinema through presenting the work of international and Arab filmmakers together in competition on equal footing.

ADFF also honors exceptional achievements in film with cash prizes totaling over $1 million, often facilitating future projects by outstanding talents from around the globe.

Complete information regarding eligibility is available at www.adff.ae/submit.

SANAD, the development and post-production fund of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, is also accepting applications for grants until
June 26, 2012. Full information is available at www.adff.ae/sanadfund.

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