Tunisian singer Latifa poses for a picture at the opening of 8th edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), in Abu Dhabi

Fans take pictures of Syrian singer Asala at the opening of 8th edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), in Abu Dhabi

Syrian singer Asala (C) arrives at the opening of 8th edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), in Abu Dhabi

Syrian actor Koussay Khawli is greeted by supporters as he arrives for the opening of 8th edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), in Abu Dhabi