The by line of the latest Bollywood singing spectacular Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is: “a film about love” You can say that again, but the problem for me was what kind of love? Romantic love between a young couple? Filial love between a group of loyal friends, unconditional parental love owed to all children despite ..Continue Reading
Welcome to DoinDubai's section on ART and CINEMA. You won't read about mainstream movies here, but you will read about top picks from Dubai's well established Film Festival that happens in December every year with red carpet galas held at the Madinat Jumeirah. It's a fabulous festival and well worth booking tickets for. ART Dubai is also now well established on the Dubai's event calendar and is now a well attended international show with something for everyone. DoinDubai has a special interest is Bollywood movies so you will find reviews of some of the more unusual offerings from India that I think have universal appeal. A great idea to see some of these when the weather is hot!
Fabulous film excerpts from the Dubai Film Festival 2012
Favourites from www.doindubai.com, makes choosing easier
UPDATE FEB 2015 Although this is an old post, it gives you an idea of what the Art Camp is all about. I will update it with summer schedules as soon as they come out. Thanks Monica. It’s also worth calling to see if there are places for summer interns for the older kids as ..Continue Reading
The film A Separation won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film as well as a whole tranche of film prizes for best actress, best actor and best film. While the film is set in contemporary Iran, the issues the film deals with will resonate with a variety of cultures and families in Dubai, all ..Continue Reading
“It’s Art Jim, but not as we know it !” I went to the preview of Art Dubai 2012 at the Madinat Jumeirah last night (20th of March) and was hugely impressed by the variety of art on display from around the world. 75 galleries exhibited from 32 different countries and most things were for sale from ..Continue Reading