Catch a free screening of award-winning Dheepan
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
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.