Thursday, December 16, 2010

Stars of ‘Cairo Exit’ join international celebrities for red carpet gala on Thursday (Dec. 16)

Dubai, UAE; December 15, 2010: The stars of Egyptian film, ‘Cairo Exit,’ which marks its World Premiere at the Cultural Bridge gala of the seventh Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will join an international celebrity line-up on the red carpet today (Thursday, Dec. 16).

The ‘Cairo Exit’ star line-up includes actors Maryhan, Mohammed Ramadan and Sanna Muzian, and director Hesham Issawi. They will be joined by Catherine Deneuve, the French actress nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in ‘Indochine,’ and Sendhil Ramamoorthy, the star of ‘Shorr – Noise,’ the Indian film which marks its Middle East premiere at DIFF. Sendhil is best known for his role in the NBC series ‘Heroes.’ 

A dedicated fan enclosure has been opened for the public to watch the red carpet ceremony. The ‘Cultural Bridge’ celebrations of DIFF will also be held at The Walk at JBR, where colourful dance and music performances will be held from 2 pm, followed by the ‘Rhythm & Reel’ screening of ‘My Wife’s Husband’ a film by Niazi Mostafa and the concert of Lebanese classical Arabic singer Rima Khcheiche. The screening at The Walk at JBR is free for the public.

DIFF 2010 box office locations are: CineStar Mall of the Emirates, the Madinat Souk, The Walk at JBR, and at the CNN Building in Dubai Media City. Tickets can also be purchased through DIFF’s Dial-a-Ticket service at (04) 391 3378 and from the website,

DIFF 2010 is held in association with Dubai Studio City. Dubai Duty Free, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai Pearl, Emirates Airline and Madinat Jumeirah, the home of the Dubai International Film Festival, are the principal sponsors of DIFF. The event is supported by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority. 

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