Mirage City Cinema, Sharjah Art Foundation


Book your tickets now to enjoy over 60 international award-winning and never-before-seen films at Sharjah Film Platform 3 (SFP3), Sharjah Art Foundation’s annual film festival celebrating the work of emerging and established filmmakers. Screening at select cinemas and online, the programme features short and feature-length narrative, experimental and documentary films, including the Middle East premieres of festival favourites and critically acclaimed works.

The film screenings take place at the Foundation’s contemporary open-air theatre Mirage City Cinema in Al Mureijah Art Spaces, the iconic space-age Flying Saucer, and the CINEMACITY IMAX in Zero 6 Mall, University City. Audiences can also enjoy the film screenings from the comfort of their homes on the festival’s online platform.

In addition to the film screenings, the festival offers an exciting public programme of online talks and discussions exploring relevant issues in film and a range of hands-on filmmaking workshops, led by industry professionals, that are suitable for both children and adults. The festival is also launching the SFP Industry Hub, a new professional programme that will support the work of local, regional and international filmmakers through training and other opportunities offered by industry professionals.

Ticketing information

Cinema screenings

Tickets are now available on the festival’s online platform and at the box office in the three screening venues. Festival tickets are 20 AED per screening.

Festivalgoers can purchase tickets from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday to Thursday, and from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Friday, at the Information Centre, Al Mureijah Art Spaces, and at The Flying Saucer. Tickets for screenings at the CINEMACITY IMAX, Zero 6 Mall, will be sold at the mall’s reception desk, which is open from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm daily. Tickets can be purchased at these venues throughout the festival period.

Online screenings

The SFP film screenings can be enjoyed from home on the festival’s online platform. The films will be available to stream on demand the day after they are screened in cinemas. Talks and workshops can also be accessed through the same virtual platform and are free to attend; however, prior registration is required.

Online festival tickets are 10 AED per screening. The online all-access festival pass is 50 AED for unlimited film screenings throughout the festival period.

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The third edition of Sharjah Art Foundation’s film festival, Sharjah Film Platform 3 (SFP3), features over 60 short and feature-length films, a public programme of talks and workshops, the SFP Industry Hub and awards. SFP3 takes place across cinemas in Sharjah and online.