Dubai's Cinema Akil to feature acclaimed German classic movies

The Cinema Akil Traveller to screen four classic and contemporary gems

Dubai's Cinema Akil to feature acclaimed German classic movies

To round Cinema Akil’s  movie trip around the globe with its Traveller Program, it’s final stop is set to be in Germany with some brilliant movies.

Dubai’s independent cinema is celebrating German movies with four classic and contemporary flicks including Wim Wenders' 1976 acclaimed movie, Kings of the Road.

Kicking off this weekend from Friday September 4 until Thursday October 1, the final chapter in the summer event will kick off with Kings of the Road. Wenders will take filmgoers on a black and white journey with his protagonist duo travelling through sprawling German landscapes.

Considered the ultimate road movie, the film nabbed a FIPRESCI Prize at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival.

Up next is Fatih Akin's Goodbye Berlin, a light-hearted comedy through former East Germany that’s an adaptation from Wolfgang Herrndorf's bestselling novel Tschick (Why We Took the Car). The first two films will be screening until Thursday September 17.

As for the other two, expect Measuring the World by Detlev Buck, which won the best costume design and best make-up design awards at the 2013 Austrian Film Awards.

Lastly, Cinema Akil will feature the splendidly eccentric experimental film from Ulrike Ottinger, The Ticket of No Return from 1979. Both movies will be screen until Thursday October 1.

Filmgoers can check out the full schedule once it’s released through www.cinemaakil.com, and through its social media channels.

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If you’re looking for some bites along with some signature karak chai, Project Chaiwala will be open on the same days.
Times vary. Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz Industrial District, www.cinemaakil.com (04 223 1139).

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