Catch a free screen­ing of award-win­ning Dheepan

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Cin­ema Akil will screen a film about Sri Lankan refugees, on Fri­day at The Yard in Alserkal Av­enue. The 2015 film, di­rected by Jac­ques Au­di­ard and win­ner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Fes­ti­val, tells the story of a Tamil sol­dier who poses as the hus­band and fa­ther of two refugees to help them es­cape their rav­aged home­land. The free screen­ing starts at 7pm. www.cin­e­maakil.com

Dheepan,

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Ali F Mostafa’s third film, The Wor­thy, is the first Arab film to get the 4DX treat­ment. Mostafa, left, says the film is per­fect for the tech­nol­ogy.

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