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DIRECTED BY
Marco Proserpio
Palestine, Italy | PG | 90 min | Documentary | Arabic, English, Italian
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
In 2007 Banksy slips into Palestine to paint on the West Bank Barrier. Someone takes offence at a piece depicting an Israeli soldier checking a donkey’s ID. A local taxi driver decides to cut it off and sell it on eBay. What follows is a story of clashing cultures, art, identity, theft and black market. It is not one story, but many. Like Banksy’s art would be meaningless without its context, so the absence of it would be meaningless without an understanding of the elements that brought his artwork from Bethlehem to a Western auction house, along with the wall it was painted on. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Claire Fowler, Samer Salameh
USA, UK, Syria, Lebanon | PG | 99 min | Short, Drama, Documentary | English, Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

  • SALAM : A female Lyft driver navigates the night shift in New York City while waiting to hear life-or-death news from her family in Syria.
  • 194. US, CHILDREN OF THE CAMP : The film follows the director’s journey as he is forced to join the Palestinian Liberation Army in Syria only a month before the start of the Syrian uprising. With the escalation of violence and the increasing attacks by the Syrian regime army on the camp, the director and his friends attempt to document the hopes, struggles, departures and loss they experience.

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DIRECTED BY
Tatsuya Nagamine
Japan | PG | 100 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy | Japanese
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Goku is back to training hard so he can face the most powerful foes the universes have to offer and Vegeta is keeping up right beside him. But when they suddenly find themselves against an unknown Saiyan, they discover a terrible, destructive force. Read More...