films – Cinema Akil


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DIRECTED BY
Akram Zaatari
Lebanon | N/A | 105 min | Documentary | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
When a filmmaker travels to an old photographic studio in Saida, Lebanon, he recounts the story of a photographer and how the man's work connected to the culture and city. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Soudade Kaadan
Syria | N/A | 95 min | Drama | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Syria 2011, between water outages and power cuts, all Sana dreams about is a hot shower. She is not interested in politics. She has a nine years old kid that she needs to take care of, and an absent husband working in Saudi Arabia to support the family. Now, she can’t even cook since the country is hit by a Gas crisis. She takes the day off to go out searching for a place to buy a gas cylinder. The road to the distributor is far away and she has to pass by people who have lost their shadows Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Naziha Arebi
Libya | N/A | 97 min | Documentary | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
At the turbulent dawn of a nation once cut off from the world, a dynamic group of women from fractured sides of the revolution come together with one hunger in common. Their dream: to form the first national Libyan women's football team. Read More...