Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) 2020 is set to open its doors today to thousands of film lovers, art and pop culture enthusiasts and geeks for yet another action-packed event running all weekend at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Visitors can come dressed as their favorite characters from comic books, video games or film and inside MEFCC, it is comic books galore.
Fans attending will get the chance to rub shoulders with A-list celebrities flying in from across the world, including Mena Massoud, the star of Disney’s live-action remake, Aladdin, Superman star Brandon Routh, Daredevil’s femme fatale Elodie Yung, dwarf warrior Gimli from Lord of the Rings John Rhys-Davies and Joseph David-Jones from American TV shows Nashville and Arrow.
Anime lovers are in for a treat with a chance to watch the first five minutes of the highly anticipated Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna that will be screened at MEFCC before it hits cinemas later this year, along with first screenings of Tower of God and My Next Life as A Villainess by Crunchyroll prior to their release in Japan.
Avid Comic Book readers and hobbyists who are looking to dive into the world of creativity and colors can attend a variety of workshops on all 3 days, conducted by world-renowned artists such as Sam De La Rosa who inspired the latest Venom movie, Mostafa Moussa who took his talent from the Middle East to the biggest names in the US including Marvel, DC Comics and Disney, and International cosplayers Rei Suzuki and Kaoru Lily who have represented the Netherlands in the World Cosplay Summit last year
With a variety of things to look forward to, fans are advised to arrive at MEFCC 2020 early to maximize their day, wear comfortable shoes and bring their friends along to join in the fun.