Yard Screenings – Cinema Akil

 Current Pop Ups 

Yard Screenings

CINEMA. OUTDOORS. UNDER THE STARS.Cinema Akil returns to The Yard with a lineup celebrating the finest in a spectrum of must-see films. The program spans presentations of film classics and a contemporary special for UAE National Day under the starry night, six nights a week, following safe social distancing regulations.We kick off with the beloved Italian classic, La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini screening on Nov 13, 14, 18, 19, 24 & 25.RSVP for La Dolce Vita by clicking here and pay for your ticket at the box office upon showing your confirmation

We continue our outdoor screenings with a UAE National Day special, Nujoom Alghanem’s documentary Honey, Rain & Dust on Nov 27, 28 & Dec 2, 4 and 5.RSVP for Honey, Rain & Dust by clicking here and pay for your ticket at the box office upon showing your confirmation.


About Cinema Akil

Cinema Akil is an independent cinema platform that brings quality films from across the world to the audiences in the UAE. Showcasing directors and filmmakers across the decades, Cinema Akil aims to create awareness and interest in film and the cinematic arts. Launched in 2014 as a nomadic cinema, Cinema Akil has held over 60 pop-up nomdic cinemas attracting over 35,000 attendees in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. In September 2018, Cinema Akil opened its first permanent location in Al Quoz, Dubai making it the GCC’s first arthouse cinema. Cinema Akil’s flagship home is brought to you in partnership with Alserkal Avenue. Follow us into the dark.


The Yard, Alserkal Avenue

The Yard, Alserkal Avenue Al Quoz 1, Dubai

LATITUDE 25.1429119

LONGITUDE 55.2255645


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 Yard is in between Nadi Al Quoz and Concrete.


The closest metro station to Alserkal Avenue is Noor Bank station. From there, you will need to take a taxi to our location.