Jake Gyllenhaal to speak at DIFF today

Oscar-nominated actor will join the 'In Conversation' event at DIFF
Jake Gyllenhaal.
Jake Gyllenhaal.


Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal will take part in the ‘In Conversation’ event at The Dubai International Film Festival today at 6pm.

The Oscar nominee and BAFTA winner will be presented with Variety‘s ‘International Star of the Year’ Award for an outstanding year of cinematic success, that has solidified his reputation as one of the finest actors of his generation.

Jake Gyllenhaal will take to the stage on Wednesday, December 16th at 6pm in the Souk Madinat Jumeirah Theatre. The unmissable event will offer DIFF’s audiences an insight into his life, the industry and his incredible filmography and will also include a Q&A opportunity for audience members.

Film fans will get an insight into the actors career from his breakthrough role in Richard Kelly’s ‘Donnie Darko’ and over a decade of commercial and critically acclaimed successes including; Sam Mendes’ ‘Jarhead’ (2005), his BAFTA winning performance in Ang Lee’s ‘Brokeback Mountain’ (2005), David Fincher’s ‘Zodiac’ (2007), Jim Sheridan’s ‘Brothers’ (2009), Duncan Jones’ ‘Source Code’ (2011), Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Prisoners’ (2013), Dan Gilroy’s ‘Nightcrawler’ (2014), Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Southpaw’ (2015), Baltasar Kormákur’s ‘Everest’ (2015) and most recently Jean-Marc Vallee’s ‘Demolition’ (2016).

This is a must-see experience for any film fan and tickets are available for AED 50. To secure your tickets head to the DIFF box office at www.diff.ae or from box office locations at Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah and VOX Cinemas Mall of the Emirates.

The event will be held in conjunction with the 12th edition of Dubai International Film Festival running from the 9th - 16th December, 2015.



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