x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 19 January 2018

Pop up cinema at The Third Line

Stills from When I Saw You by director Annemarie Jacir. The film takes which takes place in 1967 when thousands of refugee crossed the border from what was now the country of Israel into Jordan. The young actor is Mahmoud Asfa (red t shirt in some pix) CREDIT: Courtesy Philistine Films
Stills from When I Saw You by director Annemarie Jacir. The film takes which takes place in 1967 when thousands of refugee crossed the border from what was now the country of Israel into Jordan. The young actor is Mahmoud Asfa (red t shirt in some pix) CREDIT: Courtesy Philistine Films

While most of the galleries are shutting down for the summer, The Third Line is turning into a pop-up cinema.

The first film will be screened on Wednesday with the remaining scheduled for each consecutive Wednesday until the middle of next month.

With Arabic, Spanish, Japanese and Bengali films, the selection should cater to a wide audience.

The schedule is as follows:

18 June, 7:30PM Lamma Shoftak (When I Saw You) Director: Annemarie Jacir Year: 2012 | Duration: 98 mins | Genre: Drama | Language: Arabic/English | Country of production: Palestine, Jordan, Greece, UAE Rated: 14A Film Trailer

25 June, 7:30PM No Director: Pablo Larraín Year: 2012 | Duration: 118 mins | Genre: Drama/History | Language: Spanish | Country: Chile Rated: R for Language Film Trailer

2 July, 9PM Dial ‘M’ for Murder Director: Alfred Hitchcock Year: 1954 | Duration: 105 mins | Genre: Crime/Thriller | Language: English | Country: USA Rated: PG Film Trailer

9 July, 9PM Like Father, Like Son (Soshite chichi ni naru) Director: Hirokazu Koreeda Year: 2013 | Duration: 121 mins | Language: Japanese | Genre: Drama | Country: Japan Rated: PG Film Trailer

16 July, 9PM Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) Director: Satyajit Ray Year: 1955 | Duration: 122 mins | Genre: Drama | Language: Bengali | Country: India Rated: NR

* Entry will be free of charge. Please note the ratings before bringing children or underage adults to the screenings. All films will be subtitled in English.