films – Cinema Akil


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

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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...


DIRECTED BY
Ahmad Abdalla
Egypt, UAE | 15+ | 98 min | Drama, Comedy | Arabic ( Eng. sub )
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Aspiring young director Moe (Karim Kassem) is in the middle of an existential crisis – his film is underfinanced, his friends are being arrested and his dream projects cannot be accomplished. A taxi ride through Cairo opens his eyes and introduces him to a different side of the city. Together with the witty prostitute Toutou (Mona Hala) and the choleric taxi driver Mostafa (Sherif El Desouky), he manages to break free of his bubble, even if the first landing on the concrete of the nocturnal moloch is rough. In his fifth feature film, Abdalla portrays again the struggle of young artists over Read More...