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Dubai International Film Festival kicks off – in pictures

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

Samuel L Jackson, who received the Lifetime Achievement award, DIFF Chairman Abdulhamid Juma and Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed at the Opening Night Gala of the Dubai International Film Festival. Neilson Barnard / Getty Images

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

(From third left) Managing Director of DIFF Shivani Pandya, Samuel L Jackson with his wife LaTanya Richardson and DIFF Chairman Abdulhamid Juma attend the Opening Night Gala of the 13th annual Dubai International Film Festival held at Madinat Jumeriah. Neilson Barnard / Getty Images

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

Giuliana Rancic attends the Opening Night Gala of the 13th annual Dubai International Film Festival. Neilson Barnard / Getty Images

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

Air hostesses on the red carpet pose at the Opening Night Gala of the Dubai International Film Festival. Neilson Barnard / Getty Images

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed and DIFF Chairman Abdulhamid Juma attend the Opening Night Gala during day one of the 13th annual Dubai International Film Festival held at Madinat Jumeriah. Neilson Barnard / Getty Images

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

LaTanya Richardson (L) and Samuel L Jackson attend the Opening Night Gala of the Dubai International Film Festival. Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

Composer Gabriel Yared, who received the Lifetime Achievement award from Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed and DIFF Chairman Abdulhamid Juma at the Opening Night Gala of the Dubai International Film Festival. Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

Olga Kurylenko attends the Opening Night Gala of the Dubai International Film Festival. Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

Dubai International Film Festival kicks off - in pictures

Director John Madden and actor Jake Lacy attend the Opening Night Gala of the Dubai International Film Festival. Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

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