Free Emirati Film Screenings at Sikka Art Fair
best of Emirati cinema, screened at the past four editions of the Gulf Film
Festival, will be screened for free to the public as part of a collaboration
between the festival and the Sikka 2012 contemporary art fair.
The first of its
kind initiative, held at Al Bastakiya from 16 to 25 March, will screen 42 films
including features, documentaries and shorts by professional Emirati filmmakers
Sikka, now in
its second year, is a carefully selected presentation of works by
forward-thinking artists, and runs concurrently with Art Week, which includes a range of contemporary art and design events, museum shows, gallery
exhibitions and artists’ projects, coinciding with Art Dubai.