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DIRECTED BY
Hayao Miyazaki
Japan | G | 101 min | Animation | English
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
The son of a sailor, 5-year-old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary goldfish. The daughter of a masterful wizard and a sea goddess, Ponyo uses her father's magic to transform herself into a young girl and quickly falls in love with Sosuke, but the use of such powerful sorcery causes a dangerous imbalance in the world. As the moon steadily draws nearer to the earth and Ponyo's father sends the ocean's mighty waves to fin Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Kirill Serebrennikov
Russia/France | 18 | 126 min | Biography | Russia
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they will change the destiny of rock’n’roll in the Soviet Union. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Wash Westmoreland
United States, United Kingdom, Hungary | R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History |
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
After marrying a successful Parisian writer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette famously known as "Willy" is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, they become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Her fight over creative ownership and gender roles helps her overcome societal constraints Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Reinaldo Marcus Green
USA | 18 | 96 min | Drama | English
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
One night, in front of a bodega in Brooklyn’s Bed–Stuy neighborhood, Manny Ortega witnesses a white police officer wrongfully gun down a neighborhood street hustler, and Manny films the incident on his phone. Now he’s faced with a dilemma: release the video and bring unwanted exposure to himself and his family, or keep the video private and be complicit in the injustice? Monsters & Men is presented in collaboration with Front Row Filmed Entertainment. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan | 18+ | 121 min | Crime/Drama | Japanese
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. A Japanese couple stuck with part-time jobs and hence inadequate incomes avail themselves of the fruits of shoplifting to make ends meet. They are not alone in this behaviour. The younger and the older of the household are in on the act. The unusual routine is about to change from carefree and matter-of-fact to something more dramatic, however, as the couple open their doors to a beleaguered teenager. The reasons for the family and friends' habit and their motivations come under the microscope. Read More...