November 18, Saturday

Bread Barbershop (2016)

Directed by Jung Jihwan
South Korea | G | Animation | Korean | 5 min
Program: Korean Film Days
Venue: Warehouse421, Mina Zayed
Time: Nov 18, 7:00pm

The premium bakery in Seoul, breads and dessert decorate whip cream, sugar powder and a lot of topping on their head to be displayed on display stand. They try hard to get chosen from people. At the same time, there are burned bread from the oven and dented head bread because of being dropped on the kitchen floor in the corner of the bakery. They can’t go to display stand only because of their ugly look. But when they visit bread’s barber shop, their life totally changes!

Genius bread decorates with unique and special topping on their head! Who will visit in bread barber shop with special life story today?

The Pirates (2014)

Directed by Lee Seok-hoon
South Korea | PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | Korean | 130 min
Program: Korean Film Days
Venue: Warehouse421, Mina Zayed
Time: Nov 18, 7:00pm

On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, a whale swallows the Emperor’s Seal of State being brought to Joseon by envoys from China. With a big reward on whoever brings back the royal seal, mountain bandits led by Jang Sa-jung go out to sea to hunt down the whale. But he soon clashes with Yeo-wol, the female captain of the pirates.

Cleopatra (1963)

Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
USA | PG-13 | Drama, History, Romance | English | 192 min
Program: Jewels of Cinema
Venue: Hai d3, Dubai Design District
Time: Nov 18, 6:30pm

The drama follows the eighteen tumultuous years that led to the founding of the Roman Empire. Cleopatra (Elizabeth Taylor) meets up with Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison) and plans to lure Caesar to her boudoir in order to forge an alliance with Rome so that she may hold on to her Egyptian empire. When Caesar is stabbed to death in the Roman Senate, Cleopatra is left without an ally, and Egypt is up for grabs. When Roman general Mark Antony (Richard Burton) comes along, she seduces him in order to make him over into her new protector. But, under the charms of Cleopatra, Mark Antony is reduced from a an awesome and dominating general to a sniveling, drunken wimp. Mark Antony is defeated and Cleopatra withdraws her troops. With Egypt in peril, Antony and Cleopatra, the doomed lovers, meet each other for the last time, as the enemy forces close in.