Free public screenings at our new outpost, Cinema Akil in 25hours, SUMMER OF SOUL by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a powerful documentary about an event in the summer of 1969 that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion. Not far from Woodstock, NY, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King and more took to the stage in a transformative experience.
Abu Dhabi: Presented in collaboration with Warehouse 421, Reel Palestine and Cinema Akil, this film program champions independent and alternative cinema from Palestine. The program will include four short and feature-length films in the documentary and narrative genres.
Screenings will take place in 421 Art Campus’ outdoor plaza in Abu Dhabi from 7:00 pm onwards, every Friday will begin with the screening of a short followed by a feature-length film.
After discovering that a teacher is responsible for her young son’s sudden change of behavior, a mother storms into the school demanding to know what’s going on. As the story unfolds through the eyes of the mother, teacher and child, the truth gradually emerges.
This film is presented to you in collaboration with Front Row Filmed Entertainment.
Hong Kong Film Festival is back for the 2nd year to showcase Hong Kong’s latest film releases and timeless classics. Join us for this extraordinary journey as we discover the past, present, and future of Hong Kong cinema. The program features 7 films with a wide range of genres, from action-packed martial arts movies to dramatic thrillers and romantic dramas. The films will screen from 10th to 16th November, 2023 in Cinema Akil.
Serving authentic chai and tea experiences in urban spaces. Inspired by tea culture around the world—from karak stops in Bur Dubai to clay kulhar cups in vibrant Delhi markets—Project Chaiwala is here to deliver a unique yet genuine take on chai, tea and street food, while collaborating with our partners to consistently create positive social impact. Our ingredients are real, ethically sourced and fresh. Always. Now brewing in our flagship store at Cinema Akil.