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Film Screening: Black Bread at Cinema Akil

Film Screening: Black Bread at Cinema Akil
Watch the award-winning Catalan movie, Black Bread, at Cinema Akil as part of the Spanish Film Week from February 14 -18.

Valentine’s Day movie night at Ritz-Carlton Dubai

Valentine’s Day movie night at Ritz-Carlton Dubai
Fancy a date night at the movies this Valentine’s Day ? If your date is a fan of comedies then the Ritz-Carlton Dubai cinema night on February 13 will be right up their street

Film Screening: Soufra at Cinema Akil

Film Screening: Soufra at Cinema Akil
Thomas A. Morgan's documentary- “Soufra” will be screened at Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue's first and permanent film theatre between January 18 to 25.

Papicha at Cinema Akil

Papicha at Cinema Akil
A harrowing tale set during the Algerian Civil War – “Papicha” is screened at Cinema Akil from November 15-29.

Agnes Varda: In Loving Memory

Agnes Varda: In Loving Memory
Cinema Akil celebrates the only female voice of French New Wave cinema - Agnes Varda. Two weekends filled with classics & modern-day feature films from the legend herself.

Desert Flower International Short Film Fest

Desert Flower International Short Film Fest
The third edition of Desert Flower International Short Film Festival will be held at The Junction, Alserkal Avenue on 7 November 2019.

JLT Cinema Under The Stars

JLT Cinema Under The Stars
Park will be holding a Cinema under the Stars event, offering free outdoor movie screenings from October 25 to December 27.

International Photography & Film Festival 2019

International Photography & Film Festival 2019
Xposure is the premier photo festival and an educational platform that combines a range of photography events including; Exhibitions, Workshops, Seminars, Screenings, Focus Groups & Photo Trade Show.

Diego Maradona at Cinema Akil

Diego Maradona at Cinema Akil
Football fans, take a glimpse into the life of Diego Maradona in the documentary on the footballer’s life at Cinema Akil screened from 13th September.

Stalker at Cinema Akil

Stalker at Cinema Akil
A film that evokes the basic mystery of our existence –“Stalker” is presented in collaboration with Cinema Akil as part of Alserkal Avenue's summer program Summer programme ‘Foretold Now’ on September 7.

The Pasta Detectives at Cinema Akil

The Pasta Detectives at Cinema Akil
Kids will love German adventure-comedy The Pasta Detectives, which is showing at Cinema Akil on August 30-31.

Harry Potter movie marathon coming to Dubai

Harry Potter movie marathon coming to Dubai
Muggles, assemble: A Harry Potter movie marathon is coming to this Dubai cinema. Reel Cinemas is showing all eight films in a single weekend, on Friday August 23 and Saturday August 24.

Rent-a-Cat at Cinema Akil

Rent-a-Cat at Cinema Akil
Catch a screening of Japanese comedy-drama ‘Rent-a-Cat’ this August at Cinema Akil, an art-house theatre at the heart of Alserkal Avenue.

Cinema Akil Screening: Unrest

Cinema Akil Screening: Unrest
Cinema Akil’s FIERCE! Part II, an American Film Showcase ends with Jennifer Brea's 'unrest' - a movie which is deeply personal and provides an unflinching look at a disease that overwhelms both the stricken and the medical community.

Pavarotti at Dubai Opera

Pavarotti at Dubai Opera
Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard’s critically-acclaimed documentary, Pavarotti about the legend of opera, Luciano Pavarotti will be screened in Dubai opera on 19th July.

Cinema Akil Screening: Kedi

Cinema Akil Screening: Kedi
Cinema Akil presents “Kedi”, an endearing documentary about the cats of Istanbul on 8th and 13th July.

Cinema Akil Screening: The Poetess

Cinema Akil Screening: The Poetess
Cinemajlis kicks off at Cinema Akil with THE POETESS - a documentary based on Hissa Hilal, the first female winner of popular Arab TV show "Million's Poet" from May 8-11

Dubai Youth Film Festival

Dubai Youth Film Festival
The 2019 edition of Dubai Youth Film Festival will be held at American School of Dubai on 4th May.

​Middle East Film and Comic Con 2019

​Middle East Film and Comic Con 2019
Comic fans and film enthusiasts can have something to look forward to this weekend as one of the region’s biggest pop culture festival has returned with a packed agenda of entertaining activities.

​Cinema Akil Screening: The Price of Everything

​Cinema Akil Screening: The Price of Everything
Grand Jury Prize nominated film at the Sundance Film Festival 2018 - 'The Price of Everything' will be screened at Cinema Akil on Mar 27 and Mar 30.

Urban Outdoor Cinema: Ten Things I Hate About You

Urban Outdoor Cinema: Ten Things I Hate About You
Urban Outdoor Cinema presents the late Heath Ledger classic film Ten Things I Hate About You on Sunday 27 January 2019.

Urban Outdoor Cinema: Bridesmaids

Urban Outdoor Cinema: Bridesmaids
Urban Outdoor Cinema presents the ultimate wedding film Bridesmaids on Saturday 26 January 2019.

​Cinema Akil Screening: What Walaa Wants

​Cinema Akil Screening: What Walaa Wants
The first screening features a compelling documentary based on the story of one of the few women who chose to join the Palestinian Security force. Don't miss this powerful film. The film screens Jan 18, 21 & 23.

​Cinema Akil Screening: I'll Push You

​Cinema Akil Screening: I'll Push You
They continue DETERMINED! An American Film Showcase Program of Cinema Akil, with the documentary ‘I'LL PUSH YOU’ will be screened at A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue on 8th January

​Cinema Akil Screening: McQueen

​Cinema Akil Screening: McQueen
One of fashion’s most compelling documentaries is making its way to Dubai this month. ‘McQueen’ will screen at Cinema Akil, located in Warehouse 68 of cultural hub Alserkal Avenue, from December 21-29.
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