Cinema Akil’s Summer Throwback – Cinema Akil


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Cinema Akil's Summer Throwback

This summer we invite you to travel through time in our biggest classics program yet! We're throwing it back to the 1960s through the 1990s with some of the most iconic films that defined the era. From sci-fi, horror, mafia, romance - the program has it all. Catch your all time favorite and discover timeless classics on the big screen all summer long. Follow us into the dark.

Starting June 18 and running through September 25, the program is a treat for cinephiles and will screen superhit titles such as Psycho (1960) , Scarface (1983)Back to the Future (1985)Paris, Texas (1985) and Clueless (1995), among many others.

The diverse program will also showcase a variety of award-winning classic films from Italy, South Korea, Senegal, Germany and France in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Culture in Abu Dhabi, the Korean Cultural Centre in Abu Dhabi, the Goethe Institut and the Institute Français. The iconic program includes Tom Tikwer's hit Run, Lola Run (1998), Korean thriller The Housemaid (1960) and Touki Bouki (1973) by Djibril Diop Mambéty referenced by Beyonce and Jay-Z in their On the Run II tour.

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About Goethe Institut

The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.

Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Abu Dhabi / Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi is the cultural section of the Embassy of Italy to the United Arab Emirates. Its institutional mission is to promote Italian language, culture and arts and to foster cultural relations between Italy and the United Arab Emirates.

Co-Organized by the Korean Cultural Centre

Korean Cultural Center in the UAE(KCCUAE) is located in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, one of the leading countries of the Middle East. KCCUAE was established in March 2016 to strengthen the cultural relationship between the two countries, based on ‘MOU on the Establishment of a Korean Cultural Centre in the United Arab Emirates for the Promotion of Cultural Cooperation’ signed during President Park Geun-hye’s visit to the UAE in March 2015. KCCUAE aims to be the base of promoting Korean culture and tourism, by spreading Korean Wave (Hallyu) and supporting art, cultural industry, tourism, sports, etc. KCCUAE will hold various programs, such as Korean language courses, cultural classes, movie screenings, exhibitions and performances, to raise the understanding of Korea among the people and to set a stepping stone of friendship between the two countries