Syrian actress Suzan Najm Aldeen arrives to the opening session of the 11th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in Dubai

Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif (R) and Egyptian actress Mervat Amin arrive to the opening session of the 11th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in Dubai

(L to R) Lebanese actress and director Nadine Labaki, American actress Virginia Madsen and American actor and director Lee Daniels arrive to the opening session of the 11th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in Dubai

Ukranian-born French actress and model Olga Kurylenko poses for photographers as she arrives to the opening session of the 11th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in Dubai