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DIRECTED BY
Ahmed Hasan Ahmed, Waleed Al Shehhi, Mohammed Al Hammadi, Yaser Al Neyadi, Hana Alshateri, Shatha Masoud
UAE | PG | 97 min | Drama | Arabic,English
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

In commemoration of UAE Commemoration Day and the UAE National Day, we are pleased to present a series of five short films directed by award-winning and critically acclaimed Emirati filmmakers. The screenings will be followed by a Q&A with the directors.

Wudu: Two siblings are a study in contrasts in celebrating life and death. He is a cook, celebrating delicious flavours by day and an oud musician by night. She is a woman undertaker, living between perfumes, scents and camphor in her daily work. She lives with death every day. Baheet and Bahia live under one roof, with their Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Steve Loveridge
Sri Lanka, UK, USA | PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary / Music | English, Tamil
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is drawn from a cache of personal tapes shot by Maya Arulpragasm and her closest friends over the last 22 years, capturing her remarkable journey from immigrant teenager in London, to the international popstar M.I.A. Inspired by her roots, M.I.A. created a mashup, cut-and-paste identity that pulled from every corner of her journey; a sonic sketchbook that blended Tamil politics, Art school punk, hip-hop beats and the voice of multicultural youth.Never compromising, Maya kept her camera rolling through her battles with the music industry and mainstream media as her succe Read More...