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DIRECTED BY
Jim Cummings
USA | PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama | English
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Thunder Road follows a Texan police officer who loses his mother, custody of his daughter, and eventually his job. Inspired by one of the greatest songs ever written, we see officer Jim Arnaud apply this lullaby of his mother's to his life during his ongoing and often hilarious nervous breakdown. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Christy Garland
Palestine, Canada, Denmark | PG | 89 min | Documentary | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Raised in a refugee camp in the West Bank, while her mother was in an Israeli prison, Walaa is determined to become one of the few women in the Palestinian Security Forces—not easy for a girl who breaks all the rules. Following Walaa from 15-21, with an intimate POV, What Walaa Wants is the compelling story of a defiant young girl navigating formidable obstacles and disproving the negative predictions from her surroundings and the world at large. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Cam Christiansen
Palestine, Canada | PG | 82 min | Animated, Documentary | English
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

WALL is a feature-length animated film written by and starring playwright and two-time Academy Award® nominee for screenwriting (The Hours, The Reader) David Hare, whom The Washington Post referred to as “the premiere political dramatist writing in English.” Hare’s body of work spans 35 years and deftly explores socio-political issues at home and abroad. The 80-minute film follows Hare on a trip to the Middle East to examine the impact the wall separating Israel and Palestine has had on the people of the region.


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