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DIRECTED BY
Raquel Castells
Palestine, Spain | PG | 65 min | Documentary | Arabic
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Growing up in the Occupied Palestinian Territory is not easy. When you leave home for school, your mother can't be sure of when you'll be back. Maybe that night, maybe a year later. A stroll with your friends may end up in a police interrogation station. On any night, a group of soldiers may wake you up in the middle of the night and take you, your brother, your father... to prison, after blinding and handcuffing you in front of your family. You do not need to do anything special, just be there, be a kid. Rami, Ahmed, Mohammed... Three among thousands. The film is their story, but also that of Read More...


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
VENUE
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...