films – Cinema Akil


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DIRECTED BY
Paola Calvo
Mexico, Germany | | 93 mins | Documentary |
VENUE
The film is an intimate portrait of three courageous female wrestlers (Luchadoras) from Ciudad Juarez. Despite being surrounded by machismo they redefine the image of women in Mexico. The short statured Mini Serinita’s dream is to become a full time Luchadora and leave the factory work that disenfranchises so many women for good. Lady Candy can see the US Border from her house. Her daughters were taken to the US, but due to visa regulations she cannot cross the border to see them. Baby Star is a young single mother with a Lucha Libre childhood past. She is looking to make a comeback. With Me Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Ghassan Salhab
Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar | | 101 mins | Drama | Arabic ( English subtitles )
VENUE
A man and a woman are in a restaurant situated in the Lebanese mountains. Suddenly, fighter planes appear and in the distance, war seems to be breaking once more. Having lost the woman, the man looks for her, finding her on the other side of the mountain. Together, they sink deeper into nature, which becomes increasingly spectral, just like the slender thread that ties them together. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Ridley Scott
USA | R | 157 mins | Drama | English
VENUE
When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel their legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately...murder. Read More...