Cinema Akil presents DETERMINED! an American Film Showcase program dedicated to those who defied all expectations and achieved the impossible. To those whose courage and unstoppable determination are a source of inspiration.
The program will tour in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi between December 2018 and March 2019.
About the American Film Showcase
The American Film Showcase brings award-winning contemporary American documentaries, independent fiction films, and documentary know-how to audiences around the world, offering a view of American society and culture as seen by independent filmmakers. Funded by a grant from the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and produced by the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts (SCA), the Showcase joins local embassies and partners to highlight the value of film in fostering understanding and cooperation, dialogue and debate.
About the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019:
Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world next year, welcoming 7,000 athletes from more than 170 nations to participate in 24 officially-sanctioned Olympic-style sports from 14-21 March 2019. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi will be the first ever Special Olympics World Games to be held in the Middle East and North Africa, and will also be the most unified Games in the 50-year history of the Special Olympics movement. Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 forms an integral part of local, national and regional plans to expand opportunities for people of determination in line with Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s shared vision of a unified and inclusive society.
A4 Space (warehouse 4), Alserkal Avenue
Al Quoz 1, Dubai
From Sheikh Zayed Road, take the Al Manara exit (Exit 43) into Al Quoz. Go straight on Al Manara Street until you reach the traffic light facing Home Centre. At this junction, turn right. Continue straight then turn right onto 17th Street, before the Avenue. At the end of the road, turn left onto 6A Street for parking.
The closest metro station to Alserkal Avenue is Noor Bank station. From there, you will need to take a taxi to our location.
MANARAT AL SAADIYAT,
Manarat Al Saadiyat
Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
From Abu Dhabi City: From the Mina Port area follow the signs for Yas Island and take Sheikh Khalifa bridge to Saadiyat Island. Follow road signs off Sheikh Khalifa Highway E12 to Manarat Al Saadiyat.
From Dubai on the E11: Take Saadiyat Island/Yas Island exit on to Sheikh Khalifa Highway E12 and drive across Yas Island to Saadiyat Island. Follow road signs off highway to Manarat Al Saadiyat.