Italian Film Week in the Emirates (IFWE 2019) is a cooperation between the Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi and Cinema Akil and it marks the debut of the Institute’s cultural activities in the UAE.
IFWE brings together a unique and diverse selection of contemporary Italian cinema, never screened before in the UAE, highlighting real and surreal stories from the stirringly diverse cinematic landscape of Italy. From Giovanni Pastrone's silent classics restored by the National Museum of Cinema and accompanied live by Stefano Maccagno, Furio Di Castri and SME quartet, to Gabriele Mainetti's "They Call Me Jeeg", a dystopian take on a superhero film, the Venice Film Festival awarded, immersive Velvet Underground biopic "Nico 1988" to Matteo Garrone's Cannes conquering "Reality", this is a week you won't want to miss.
All Screenings taking place at Cinema Akil will be ticketed. Tickets will be available for sale at Cinema Akil's box office and www.cinemaakil.com.
Tickets are AED 52.5 (VAT included)
All screenings at Manarat Al Saadiyat will be free of charge.
* Schedules are subject to change, please check www.cinemaakil.com/calendar for the most up-to-date schedule
* Age restrictions may apply due to the nature and suitability of the film. At our discretion and in accordance with regulations, we reserve the right to request proof of ID and you will be asked to leave if you are under the required age.
* Popcorn, snacks and refreshments will be available at the venue
ITALIAN FILM WEEK
ITALIAN FILM WEEK
L’UOMO IN PIU [One Man Up]
VELOCE COME IL VENTO [Italian Race]
VELOCE COME IL VENTO [ITALIAN RACE]
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue – Warehouse68
Dubai, Al Quoz
Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue,
Al Quoz Industrial District, Dubai
From Sheikh Zayed Road, take the Al Manara exit (Exit 43) into Al Quoz. Go straight on Al Manara Street until you reach the traffic light facing Home Centre. At this junction, turn right. Continue straight then turn right onto 17th Street, before the Avenue. At the end of the road, turn left onto 6A Street for parking.
The closest metro station to Alserkal Avenue is Noor Bank station. From there, you will need to take a taxi to our location.
MANARAT AL SAADIYAT,
Manarat Al Saadiyat
Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
From Abu Dhabi City: From the Mina Port area follow the signs for Yas Island and take Sheikh Khalifa bridge to Saadiyat Island. Follow road signs off Sheikh Khalifa Highway E12 to Manarat Al Saadiyat. From Dubai on the E11: Take Saadiyat Island/Yas Island exit on to Sheikh Khalifa Highway E12 and drive across Yas Island to Saadiyat Island. Follow road signs off highway to Manarat Al Saadiyat.