October 12, Friday

The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

Directed by David Lowery
USA | PG-13 | Comedy | English | 93 min
Venue: Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue
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Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

Dogman (2018)

Directed by Matteo Garrone
France, Italy | PG-13 | Drama | Italian | 102 min
Venue: Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue
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Marcello, a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simone, a former violent boxer who terrorizes the entire neighborhood. In an effort to reaffirm his dignity, Marcello will submit to an unexpected act of vengeance.

Yomeddine (2018)

Directed by Abu Bakr Shawky
Austria, Egypt, USA | PG | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Arabic | 97 min
Venue: Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue
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Beshay – a man cured of leprosy – has never left the leper colony in the Egyptian desert where he has lived since childhood. Following the death of his wife, he finally decides to go in search of his roots. With his meager possessions strapped to a donkey cart, he sets out. Quickly joined by Obama, the Nubian orphan he has taken under his wing, Beshay will cross Egypt and confront the world with all its sorrows, its hardships and moments of grace, in his quest for a family, a place to belong, and a little humanity…