films – Cinema Akil


WAREHOUSE 68, ALSERKAL AVENUE
AL QUOZ INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
DUBAI, UAE
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DIRECTED BY
Michel Ocelot
France, Germany, Belgium | PG | 95 min | Animation, Family, Mystery | French
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
In the Paris of the Belle Epoque, accompanied by a young deliveryman in scooter, the little Kanak Dilili investigates mysterious kidnappings of girls. She goes from adventure to adventure through the prestigious city, meeting extraordinary men and women, who help her, and villains, who rage in the shadows. The two friends will make the light, the freedom and the joy of living together triumph. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Eva Husson
France, Belgium, Georgia, Switzerland | PG13 | 120 min | Drama, War | French, Kurdish, English, Arabic
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Somewhere in Kurdistan. Bahar is commander in chief of the Girls of the Sun, a Kurdish female battalion. She is about to take back the town of Corduene, where she was captured by the extremists. Mathilde, a French journalist covers the first three days of the offensive. Through their encounter, Bahar's itinerary, since the men dressed in black changed the course of her existence, resurfaces.

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DIRECTED BY
Faouzi Bensaidi
Morocco, France, Qatar | PG 13 | 106 min | Drama | Arabic
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

In the Moroccan city of Meknes, recently married Abdel kader and Malika struggle to make ends meet. They dream of leaving the family house and finally start a life of their own together. But one day at work, Abdelkader experiences a violent incident that will turn their destiny upside down. Volubilis is a tale of love in a world of despair, of beauty among the ruins.


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DIRECTED BY
Luc Picard
Canada | 15+ | 102 min | Drama | French, English
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Montreal, October 1970. Twelve-year-old Manon's family is on the verge of collapse; she and her little brother Mimi are about to be placed in Foster Care. Manon is incensed. Inspired by the current political crisis, she comes up with a plan and takes an old woman hostage to demand the right to choose her own future. With the help of her two cousins Martin and Denis, they leave the city with Mimi and the old woman, determined to find refuge where they can all be happy and free. Gripping, tender and moving, Cross My Heart is a vibrant story portraying the weaknesses and betrayals of adulthood as Read More...