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In conjunction with the prestigious award, fans and industry members alike will also have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to hear the actor’s unique story with an “In Conversation” event on Friday, December 9th, at 4pm in the Madinat Souk Theatre. This rare event provides an unmissable opportunity for audiences to gain an insight into Jackson’s life, cinematic career and achievements, with an exclusive question and answer opportunity for audience members. DIFF’s Chairman, Abdulhamid Juma commented: “Samuel L. Jackson is, quite simply, an icon. His talent and recognition span well beyond cinema and we are very much looking forward to welcoming him to DIFF for the first time. Our Lifetime Achievement Award is a testament to the dedication and talent of individuals whose abilities are unmatchable and Samuel L. Jackson is the epitome of that. Not only are we proud to be able to honour his outstanding career, but to be able to introduce him to the UAE film community through a public in conversation event is very special.”
Samuel L. Jackson commented on the prestigious award: “It’s a great honor to be given the Dubai international Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award. It’s wonderful to be included into the Emirates’ film community, and I look forward to meeting all of its amazing filmmakers and making many new friends.”