Catch Legendary Director Spike Lee In Dubai At ON.DXB

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Talking about his 30-year career

A new film, game, video and music festival, ON.DXB, is taking place in Dubai this weekend, with concerts, special guests, networking sessions, and more – oh, and the director of such movies as Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X and BlackKkKlansman, Spike Lee, will be dropping in.

The event is taking place over three days, from November 21-23, at Dubai Studio City’s Sound Stages. Expect keynote talks, live pitches, industry workshops, and more.

Liza Koshy

An initiative of Dubai Media City, in cooperation with the Dubai Film & TV Commission, the inaugural edition will also welcome internationally-acclaimed Grime artist and actor Kano; actor, producer and YouTube sensation Liza Koshy; and regional gaming icon MjrmGames. There are two core zones – the business-networking Industry Arena, and the consumer-centric Festival Square.

Spike Lee

Spike Lee will be speaking on Saturday, November 23 at 5.15pm on the Circle Stage in the Industry Arena on the power of media, followed by a session charting his 30-year career in the dedicated film theatre in Festival Square, starting at 7pm. Get there are few hours earlier, and catch a panel with Saudi-based gamer MjrmGames at 3pm.

Kano

Closing the event, the multi-award-winning rapper and the UK’s ‘King of Grime’, Kano, will perform at 10pm, supported by UAE-based Somali rapper FREEK. Other regional talent will appear over the weekend.

For tickets, go to platinumlist.net. More info on the event can be found at the website below.

ondxbfest.com

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