films – Cinema Akil


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

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DIRECTED BY
Maher Abi Samra
United Arab Emirates | 13+ | 67 mins | Documentary | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Domestic work is a real market in Lebanon, segmented according to the national and ethnic origins of the workers and in which the Lebanese employer is master and the worker the property. Zein owns a domestic worker agency in Beirut. He arranges for Asian and African women to work in Lebanese households and assists his clients in choosing “mail-order” housemaids that will best suit their needs. Advertisement, justice, police are on his side. He decides to open his agency for us.


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DIRECTED BY
Walter Ruttmann
Germany | G | 65 mins | Documentary | German
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

DIRECTED BY
David Dietl
Germany | PG-18 | 87 mins | Documentary | German
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

In the late 1980s, Frank Künster came from West Germany to Berlin, where Smiley Baldwin, an American G.I., was guarding the border to East Berlin, and Sven Marquardt, a young punk and photographer on the other side of the Wall, was surprised to see it fall. It was not long before all three found themselves caught up in the city’s wild nightlife of the 1990s, where they soon became the legendary ‘guardians’ of the city’s hippest clubs.“Berlin Bouncer” is a real-life story about growing up at the age of 50 and the diversity of our paths through life. Based on the three biographie Read More...