films – Cinema Akil


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

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DIRECTED BY
Julia Bacha
Palestine, USA | PG | 76 min | Documentary, Animation | Arabic, English
VENUE
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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DIRECTED BY
Mohamed Al-Daradji
Iraq, UK, France, Qatar, Netherlands | 15+ | 93 min | Drama | Arabic ( Eng. sub )
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
In Baghdad 2006, as Sara stands on the cusp of committing an unthinkable act, an unforeseen and awkward encounter gives her the opportunity to witness the potential consequences of her destructive action. But, is this a second chance or an admission of guilt? Read More...