The film has been screened at several prestigious film festivals, winning numerous awards.
Cinema Akil will screen Wissam Charaf’s Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous for one week starting on October 15, 2023. The film is also set to have one screening during Arab Cinema Week, which runs from October 6 to 14 at Cinema Akil.
Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous world premiered at the Venice International Film Festival, where it won the Label Europa Cinema’s Best Film Award, making its director Wissam Charaf the first Arab director to win such a prize. Also, the jury gave it high marks, calling it “a very original and surprisingly uplifting film.”
The film has been screened at several prestigious film festivals, winning numerous awards, including the MOZAIK Bridging the Borders Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Critic Choice Award's Special Mention at the Filmfest Hamburg, and the Audience Award in the Feature Film Category at the Entrevues Film Festival.
Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous was supported by CNC, Corsica Region, Doha Film Institute, Red Sea Fund, Italy’s Ministry of Culture, Fonds Image de la Francophonie, and MEDIA. It was awarded a complete promotion package from the Red Sea International Film Festival, received the Award of the French Institute in Tunisia from Carthage Pro Professional platform, the Arte Prize in Busan Film Festival, and the CNC Award in Dubai Film Connection.