films – Cinema Akil


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

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DIRECTED BY
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Turkey, France, Germany | 13+ | 188 min | Drama | Turkish ( English sub )
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Sinan is passionate about literature and has always wanted to be a writer. Returning to the village where he was born, he pours his heart and soul into scraping together the money he needs to be published, but his father’s debts catch up with him. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Jia Zhang-ke
China, France | 15+ | 141min | Drama, Romance | Mandarin (Eng. Subs)
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets five years in prison for this act of loyalty. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off.


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DIRECTED BY
Rohena Gera
India, France | G | 99 min | Drama, Romance | Hindi, English, Marathi
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Ratna works as domestic live-in help with Ashwin, a man from a wealthy family. Although Ashwin seems to have it all, Ratna can sense that he has given up on his dreams and is somewhat lost… On the other hand, Ratna who seems to have nothing, is full of hope and works determinedly towards her dream. As these two worlds collide and the two individuals connect, the barriers between them seems only more insurmountable…


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