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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.

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.

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.

Rocketman Screening at Dubai Opera

Rocketman Screening at Dubai Opera
Rocketman, the Elton John biopic starring Taron Egerton, will have a red carpet premiere at Dubai Opera on June 11, ahead of its general theatrical release in the region on June 13.

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.

​Ocean Film Festival

​Ocean Film Festival
Pay tribute to an element that makes up 71% of the planet at the UAE’s first-ever Ocean Film Festival with a day of workshops and activities leading up to the awaited film screenings at Surf House on 24th November.

Screening of Ponyo at Cinema Akil

Screening of Ponyo at Cinema Akil
Cinema Akil at Dubai's Alserkal Avenue is screening acclaimed anime master Hayao Miyazaki returns for his ninth animated feature with Ponyo on 23rd November and 24th November.

Grease - Screening at Cinema Akil

Grease - Screening at Cinema Akil
The first singalong kicks off at Wednesday specials at Cinema AKIL with everyone’s favorite, cult classic musical GREASE starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John on Nov 7 and Nov 10.

Opening Programme at Cinema Akil: The Evil Dead

Opening Programme at Cinema Akil: The Evil Dead
Celebrating the spookiest night of the year - Halloween - Cinema Akil's new permanent screening space is showing horror classic 'The Evil Dead' for one night only.

Urban Outdoor Cinema returns to Dubai Marina

Urban Outdoor Cinema returns to Dubai Marina
Better mark Saturday, October 20 in your calendars, because that’s the day Urban Outdoor Cinema has announced its return to Habtoor Grand in Dubai Marina.

​Opening Programme at Cinema Akil: Skate Kitchen

​Opening Programme at Cinema Akil: Skate Kitchen
Sundance Film Festival Nominee ‘SKATE KITCHEN’ premieres on October 19 at cinema akil, Alserkal Avenue. Directed by Crystal Moselle, the film follows a group of girl skaters in NYC.

​Opening Programme at Cinema Akil: In Syria

​Opening Programme at Cinema Akil: In Syria
In Syria (Insyriated) - This hard-hitting Arabic drama will be screened at Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue on 10th and 13th October.

Cinema Akil: The Color of Pomegranates

Cinema Akil: The Color of Pomegranates
The first Wednesday Special at Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue will feature a tribute to Sergei Parajanov’s masterpiece ‘THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES (SAYAT NOVA)’ on 3rd October and 6th October.

​Chinese Film Week in Dubai

​Chinese Film Week in Dubai
The first Chinese Film Week in Dubai commenced on October 1, with a programme that includes the screening of some of China's most popular blockbusters in the emirate.
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