films – Cinema Akil

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Ayten Amin
Egypt, Tunisia, Germany | PG | 102 mins | Drama | Arabic
In Zagazig, a small city in in Egypt. Souad, a 19-year-old young woman, leads a double life. While remaining conservative and veiled among her family and society, Souad is obsessed with her image on social media and goes on several secret virtual relationships with men. She constantly lies about her personal life, projecting wishful images of her desired life. Her ambitions are slowly crushed by the invasion of her true reality. A series of small incidents lead to a trag Read More...

Panah Panahi
Iran | G | 93 | Road Trip | Farsi ( english Subtitles )

A chaotic, tender family is on a road trip across a rugged landscape, but to where? In the back seat, Dad has a broken leg, but is it really broken? Mom tries to laugh when she’s not holding back tears. The kid keeps exploding into choreographed car karaoke. All of them are fussing over the sick dog and getting on each others’ nerves. Only the mysterious older brother is quiet.