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Desert Stanzas

Event 16 Thursday 10 March, 6pm-10pm Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

A night of cultural entertainment in the atmospheric setting of the Dubai desert evening, Desert Stanzas brings together talented poets from around the world, along with traditional Emirati music, food and more. A unique and unforgettable experience.

John Agard, winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry whose poems have been praised for their playful and startling imagery.

Simon Armitage is known for his darkly comic poetry, deadpan delivery and acute eye for modern life.

Noor Khalid bin Hamad, a young poet will perform Nabati poetry – a treat for fans and the uninitiated alike!

Harry Baker is the youngest ever World Poetry Slam Champion and is known for his fast-talking, science-influenced poems.

Nujoom Al Ghanem is an Emirati poet and filmmaker whose work has met with international acclaim, here making a welcome return to the LitFest.

Grace Nichols is known for the honesty and lyricism of her poems and her close attention to language.

*This event is staged at a desert camp. Transport will depart from the InterContinental Hotel Dubai Festival City at 18.00 and will provide a return transfer after the event.

Warm and comfortable clothing is advised.

Language: English, Arabic

Age Group: Adult

Desert Stanzas

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Lights, Camera, Action! 3-Day Workshop

Day 1: Brainstorm Your Script Idea

Event 400 Tuesday 1 March, 9.30am-1pm Classroom 1, DIWC

Do you have an idea for a film that’s waiting to see the light? Day 1 of this intensive workshop with Emirati screenwriter and director Nujoom Al Ghanem will have you develop that idea from one that works in your head to one that works on screen. That Oscar-winning film you think you have in you? It starts with an idea; it starts with a screenplay; it starts here.

The ticket price includes sessions on all the three days:


Language: Arabic

Age Group: 18+

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Day 2: How to Get Your Film Made

Event 402 Wednesday 2 March, 9.30am-1pm Classroom 1, DIWC

It’s Day 2 of the workshop with Emirati screenwriter and director Nujoom Al Ghanem which means you should now have the makings of a successful screenplay in your hands but… how do you turn it into a film? You need a production proposal. Today is all about creating a winning proposal that will lift your story off the page and onto the screen.

The ticket price includes sessions on all the three days:


Language: Arabic

Age Group: 18+

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Lights, Camera, Action! 3-Day Workshop

Day 3: Ready for Production!

Event 404 Thursday 3 March, 9.30am-1pm Classroom 1, DIWC

Today is the culmination of the 3-day intensive workshop with Emirati screenwriter and director Nujoom Al Ghanem and, hopefully, the culmination of your efforts to produce a workable screenplay that you can present to a production company. With Nujoom’s guidance, you will refine your script to perfection and be one step closer to writing another important piece of work: your Oscar acceptance speech.

The ticket price includes sessions on all the three days:


Language: Arabic

Age Group: 18+

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