Date: 28 April 2016
Rating: R
Doors Open: 6:00 PM - Showtime: 6:30 PM
Sub-genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Actors: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette
Country: Canada France
Language: Arabic, English, French
Subtitles: English

Incendies is a riveting story about one woman’s resolve to survive against all odds. Nawal Marwan, a Lebanese-Canadian mother of twins, dies from a stroke and, in her will directs her two children to track down their father in Lebanon. Their investigation uncovers many secrets about their mother as her life is retold to them against the backdrop of the Lebanese Civil War. This Oscar nominated movie is one of the most critically acclaimed Canadian films in recent history. It is based on Wajdi Mouawad’s Award Winning play and is directed by Denis Villeneuve.

Date: 28 April 2016
Rating: R
Doors Open: - Showtime: 9:30 PM
Sub-genre: Drama
Actors: Evelyne Brochu, Sabrina Ouazani, Sivan Levy
Country: Canada France
Language: Arabic, English, French, Hebrew
Subtitles: English

This is a compelling film about Chloe a heroic Quebecois doctor working in Palestine who  befriends  a pregnant Palestinian girl, and an Israeli soldier.

Date: 29 April 2016
Rating: PG
Doors Open: 6:30 PM - Showtime: 7:00 PM
Sub-genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Actors: Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, Quvenzhané Wallis
Country: Canada France Lebanon Qatar United States
Language: English
Subtitles: None

Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet – Animated Film. Featuring the voices of Salma Hayek and Liam Neeson.

This delightful animated film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and has received critical acclaim at various festivals around the world including Cannes, New York, Annecy, Doha and the Arab Film Festival (San Francisco, Los Angeles &San Diego). It is based on the book of the same name by Lebanese philosopher Khalil Gibran.

Date: 29 April 2016
Rating: PG
Doors Open: - Showtime: 9:00 PM
Sub-genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Actors: Fahad Albutairi, Shadi Alfons, Fadi Rifaai
Country: Jordan Lebanon United Arab Emirates
Language: Arabic, English
Subtitles: English

The year is 2011 and Omar (Rifaai) finds himself still racked with guilt over the death of his best friend Hady, who passed away five years ago. Now, just days away from the birth of his first child, he decides to take the road trip they never got to take...much to the dismay of his very pregnant wife.

Date: 30 April 2016
Rating: G
Doors Open: 6:30 PM - Showtime: 7:00 PM
Sub-genre: Documentary
Actors: Bahia Shehab, Mira Shihadeh, Salma Samy
Country: Egypt United States
Language: Arabic, English
Subtitles: English

Nefertiti’s Daughters is a story of women, art and revolution. Told by prominent Egyptian artists, this documentary witnesses the critical role revolutionary street art played during the Egyptian uprisings.

Date: 30 April 2016
Rating: PG
Doors Open: - Showtime: 9:00 PM
Sub-genre: Drama, Romance
Actors: Ahmad AlFishawy, Ayten Amer, Shery Adel, Haytham Ahmed Zaki, Nahed El Sebai, Amina Khalil, Nabil Issa, Karim Fahmy, Sarah Shahin, Omar El Saeed,
Country:
Language: Arabic
Subtitles: English

The film follows the stories of five men and women connected together by romantic relationships, and how they get influenced by the social transformations of the past few years. Some persons change unexpectedly, and others stay the same.

Date: 01 May 2016
Rating: PG
Doors Open: 3:30 PM - Showtime: 6:00 PM
Sub-genre: Documentary, Drama, History
Actors: Tasneem Fared, Abdallah Sallam
Country: Italy
Language: Arabic, Italian
Subtitles: English

A Palestinian poet and an Italian journalist meet five Palestinians and Syrians in Milan who entered Europe via the Italian island of Lampedusa after fleeing the war in Syria. They decide to help them complete their journey to Sweden – and hopefully avoid getting themselves arrested as traffickers – by faking a wedding.

Date: 01 May 2016
Rating: 14A
Doors Open: - Showtime: 8:30 PM
Sub-genre: Drama
Actors: Fettah Lamara, Thekla Reuten, Mohamed Majd
Country: Belgium Germany Morocco Netherlands
Language: Arabic, English, French
Subtitles: English

A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.

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