All WOW screenings, workshops and events take place in the United Arab Emirates. Visit our Program page to find out how you can get involved.

You can buy tickets online on this site or online here or at VOX cinemas box offices.

Apart from the films, WOW also has workshops, WOW talks, educational programs and a charity gala dinner and action to raise funds for charity.

Dubai is one of the top ten cities in the world and is accessible by daily flights from most major cities globally. The country offers a variety of transportation options such a metro, bus and taxi to get around once you arrive.

Follow us on social media for the latest updates and also visit our website regularly to find out what’s going on and how you can get involved.

WOW Film Fair is a nonprofit project founded in 2012 with the mission to inspire filmmakers and audiences through the transformative power of film by women and for women. World of Women Film Fair is a curator and supporter of purposeful filmmaking, honoring a wide variety of cinema and awarding storytellers from all over the world. The films we select and exhibit – whether they inspire and uplift, educate and inform, or have the ability to shift audiences’ perspectives on the world – all have one thing in common: they are entertaining films that do more than just entertain.

You can sign up by emailing us with your request along with a resume explaining why you’d like to get involved and how you can add value to the event.


World of Women Film Fair Middle East proudly accepts entries via, the world’s best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. Click here to submit with FilmFreeway.

Alternatively, you can post your DVD screener to our address below: 

Level 14, Boulevard Plaza Tower One, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai. P.O.Box 334155, Dubai, UAE

Films under 60 minutes areconsidered short films.Films 60 minutes and over are considered feature films

WOW accepts films of all categoriesincluding feature, documentary, short, and student.

Yes, but each film must have its ownsubmission form filled out and fee paid online before the deadlines.


No. Submissions will not be returned.

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When looking at the stories told by women there are often reoccurring themes that are often overlooked in our world. Get involved by staying current with what is happening to women and how you can be involved in helping to empower women in the workplace and beyond.


Book tickets, learn about new techniques and initiatives, speak up and most of all get involved. World of Women is a community project to invest in all women and men who are championing change and promoting equality and gender parity not just in the arts but also in the business sphere as well.


The World of Women Film Fair is a non-profit project that is sharia complaint. It is with the generous support of our sponsors that we are able to donate all your tickets sales to a local charity annually.


The reason our team spends twelve months working on each program is so that we can invest in you and inspire you to dream, create, inspire others and contribute to your community. Apart from offering women a platform to showcase their work, WOW is also about uplifting women in our own community.