films – Cinema Akil


WAREHOUSE 68, ALSERKAL AVENUE
AL QUOZ INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
DUBAI, UAE

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DIRECTED BY
Nicolas Wadimoff
Canada, Switzerland, Palestine | PG | 79 min | Documentary | French, Arabic
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
In summer 2013, a statue of Apollo more than 2500 years old is discovered in the nets of a fisherman from Gaza. Then, the statue vanishes, opening all sorts of speculations: hidden in a tunnel, hostage of armed groups, destroyed by fundamentalists or resold to international traffickers of art. Proven or fantasized, the wildest assumptions circulate about the statue. It is like a symbol of what this region of the world means in everybody's imagination. God of the Arts and Poetry, but also of the Oracles and the Divinations, who would know better than the Apollo to put his witty and elevated loo Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Lidia Terki
France | PG13 | 83 min | Drama, Romance | French, Kayble, English
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
At the age of 70, Rekia decides to leave her village in Kabylie to go to Paris. All by herself, she travels across the Mediterranean sea to bring Nour, her husband, back home. But her hero, the war veteran, the one that has been providing for his family from abroad for the past 40 years, has become a stranger. Read More...