films – Cinema Akil


WAREHOUSE 68, ALSERKAL AVENUE
AL QUOZ INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
DUBAI, UAE

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DIRECTED BY
Leen Alfaisal
Jordan, UAE, Lebanon, Syria | PG | 54 min | Documentary | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
After all of her seven sons and daughters fled Syria seeking refuge worldwide, 80-year- old Susu found herself with no choice but to flee Damascus and move to Dubai to live with her daughter’s family. However, she remains in constant conflict with her children, as she struggles despite her failing health to convince them of returning her to her now-empty, lifelong home in Damascus. In the middle of her internal and external conflict, Susu receives the news that her youngest daughter, Doaa (50), who has been living as an illegal refugee in Lebanon for two years, is finally granted the right t Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra
Colombia, Denmark, Mexico | 18+ | 125 min | Drama | Wayuu, Spanish, English
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Lila Avilés
Mexico | 13+ | 102 min | Drama | Spanish
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Eve, a young chambermaid at a luxurious Mexico City hotel, confronts the monotony of long workdays with quiet examinations of forgotten belongings and budding friendships that nourish her newfound and determined dream for a better life.

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