‘Swallows and Amazons’ to screen at Dubai International Film Festival

From Gulf News

Dubai International Film Festival (Diff) will hold a red-carpet gala for Swallows and Amazons on December 9 at Madinat Arena. The family film is one of three in the Cinema for Children programme at the 13th edition of Diff, taking place between December 7-14.

Swallows and Amazons is based on the book by Arthur Ransome, wherein four children are given permission to camp by themselves on an island in the midst of a large lake, but soon discover they aren’t alone.

Swallows and Amazons is a beautiful adaptation of a much loved classic set in 1935 in the unbelievably beautiful countryside of the Lake District, England. It’s a charming afternoon outing for the whole family with stellar performances, action and adventure, a true breath of fresh air and a fantastic dose of good old fashioned family fun,” said Myrna Maakaron, Diff’s Cinema for Children programmer.

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