Behind the scenes at Dubai Film Festival event at Cannes

The annual Cannes Film Festival is one of the industry's biggest events, drawing talent from around the world
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(L-R) Dubai Media City managing director Jamal Al Sharif, Dubai International Film Festival Chairman AbdulHamid Juma and Dubai Film Festival Director of Media + Regulatory Affairs Ziad Yaghi attend the Dubai Film Festival Luncheon during the 64th Cannes Film Festival at Carlton Beach on May 15, 2011 in Cannes, France (Getty Images)
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General view of the atmosphere at the Dubai Film Festival Luncheon during the 64th Cannes Film Festival at Carlton Beach on May 15, 2011 in Cannes, France (Getty Images)
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(L-R) Dubai International Film Festival chairman AbdulHamid Juma, Mahsa Motamedi and Fortissimo Films' Chris Paton attend the Dubai Film Festival Luncheon during the 64th Cannes Film Festival at Carlton Beach on May 15, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Getty Images)
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The private festival is held annually at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, in the resort town of Cannes, in the south of France (Getty Images)
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The Cannes film Festival, founded in 1946, is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious film festivals (Getty Images)
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PSIFF Festival Director Darryl MacDonald (L) and PSIFF Director of Programming Helen du Toit attend the Dubai Film Festival Luncheon during the 64th Cannes Film Festival at Carlton Beach on May 15, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Getty Images)
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The 64th annual Cannes Film Festival is being held from May 11 to May 22, 2011 (Getty Images)
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Guests attend the Dubai Film Festival Luncheon during the 64th Cannes Film Festival at Carlton Beach on May 15, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Getty Images)
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IDFA Founder and Director Ally Derks (L) and Dubai International Film Festival's Jane Williams attend the Dubai Film Festival Luncheon during the 64th Cannes Film Festival at Carlton Beach on May 15, 2011 in Cannes, France (Getty Images)