films – Cinema Akil


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DIRECTED BY
Asif Kapadia
UK | PG-13 | 130 min | Documentary | English
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Having never won a major tournament, ailing football giant SSC Napoli had criminally underachieved. Their fanatical support was unequalled in both passion and size. None was more feared. But how they ached for success... On 5th July 1984, Diego Maradona arrived in Naples for a world-record fee and for seven years all hell broke loose. The world's most celebrated football genius and the most dysfunctional city in Europe were a perfect match for each other. Maradona was blessed on the field but cursed off it; the charismatic Argentine, quickly led Naples to their first-ever title. It was the Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Hajooj Kuka
Sudan | PG | 78 min | Drama | Arabic ( english subtitles )
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

A Kasha is a universal offbeat and humorous love story set in a time of civil war - but the war is in Sudan and it’s happening right now. We follow Adnan, an AK47-loving rebel, his long-suffering love interest, Lina and the army dodging Absi, over a fateful 24 hours in a rebel-held area of Sudan.

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