An independent cinema platform that aims to bring quality films from around the world to the audiences in Dubai.
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Cinema Akil is an independent cinema platform that aims to bring quality films from around the world to the audiences in Dubai. Showcasing directors and filmmakers across the decades, geographies and genres, Cinema Akil hopes to create awareness and interest in film.
Launched as an independent cinema platform in 2014, Cinema Akil’s pop-up programs have included Cinema Akil Pop-Up at The Third Line in conjunction with the gallery’s Summer Show 2014, Cinema Akil at Market OTB (Outside the Box) in Downtown Dubai and the Cinema Akil Outbox Short Film Festival, a 6-day festival in collaboration with Beirut-based Outbox International Short Film Festival, which ran throughout Dubai Art Week in Alserkal Avenue. Most recently our pop-up Cinema Akil x Gazette Screenings took place at Meet d3 a 3-day public launch event for d3 Dubai Design District.. Cinema Akil’s upcoming pop-up Here Comes the Sun, a summer-long program will begin in June 2015 in collaboration with Alserkal Avenue at A4 Space in Al Quoz.