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DIRECTED BY
Rakan Mayasi, Mohanad Yaqubi, Ameen Nayfeh, Ismahane Lahmar, Mahdi Fleifel
Palestine, Lebanon, UK | PG | 62 min | Drama, Short, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Documentary | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

  • BONBONE: A Palestinian inmate serving time in an Israeli jail receives a visit from his wife who devises a bold and crafty operation to fulfill their secret desires.
  • EXIT: Taking the London Underground as its location, the piece traverses genres - appearing part site specific dance performance, part atmospheric architectural exploration, and part video art. Featuring stunning cinematography and an award winning original score, Exit arrives at an accomplished fusion of the organic and the concrete by playing on the dancer's bodily and emotional encounter wit Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Julia Bacha
Palestine, USA | PG | 76 min | Documentary, Animation | Arabic, English
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in 1987, a woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of women in a movement that forces the world to recognize the Palestinian right to self-determination for the first time. Naila and the Uprising chronicles the remarkable journey of Naila Ayesh whose story weaves through the most vibrant, nonviolent mobilization in Palestinian history – the First Intifada in the late 1980s.


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