films – Cinema Akil


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DIRECTED BY
Karam Ghossein, Rabih El-Amine, Chadi Aoun, Ely Dagher, Bassem Breish
Lebanon | PG | 107 min | Documentary | Arabic
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

WHAT COMES AROUND - In Rod El Farag, one of the poorest residential areas in Cairo, obtaining meat, fruit and daily bread is a constant struggle, but the sense of community shared by the inhabitants helps them to some extent overcome their hardships through a social practice known as ‘al Gami’ya’, or ‘the assembly’.

THE STREET OF DEATH AND OTHER STORIES - The place of beginnings: a suburb pushed up against Beirut airport. Our turf: a treacherous stretch of highway, separating us from the sea, the roar and shadow of planes bearing down from the sky. The road claims some of us Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Reem Saleh
Egypt | N/A | 105 min | Documentary | Arabic
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

In Rod El Farag, one of the poorest residential areas in Cairo, obtaining meat, fruit and daily bread is a constant struggle, but the sense of community shared by the inhabitants helps them to some extent overcome their hardships through a social practice known as ‘al Gami’ya’, or ‘the assembly’.

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