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Pearls of the Persian Gulf: Dubai
دبی مروارید خلیج فارس
Directed by Kamran Shirdel • 1975 • Iran
In the early 1970s, Shirdel travelled around the Gulf making documentaries about the new states emerging there. In the just-formed Emirates, he befriended Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and the film features footage of the young sheikh piloting a helicopter over the desert.