Cinema Akil, an independent cinema platform that brings quality films from across the world to audiences in the UAE, partners with Mubi, the VOD platform for indie films, offers 90-day free movie streaming starting April 2, 2020.
As of the moment, audiences can enjoy these films: 3 IDIOTS Directed by RAJKUMAR HIRANI, India, 2009 Comedy, Drama, Romance; JOURNEY TO THE SHORE KISHIBE NO TABI Directed by KIYOSHI KUROSAWA, Singapore, 2013 Drama 100 Mandarin English; ILO ILO Directed by ANTHONY CHEN, United States, 1934 Drama, Romance; OUR DAILY BREAD Directed by KING VIDOR, United States, 1934 Drama, Romance; OM DAR-B-DAR Directed by KAMAL SWAROOP ,India, 1988; and VHS MASSACRE: CULT FILMS AND THE DECLINE OF PHYSICAL MEDIA VHS MASSACRE Directed by KENNETH POWELL, THOMAS EDWARD SEYMOUR, United States, 2015 Documentary, Comedy.
Butheina Kazim, Founder of Cinema Akil shared that, “We at Cinema Akil, have always held the belief in community and its magical ability to pull together: this time to stay at home. For over a year, Cinema Akil time and time again asked our audiences to follow us into the dark; and when they can’t follow us, we try our best to bring the dark to them. During this period that we honour our commitment to protect our community and practice social distancing, we have teamed up with Mubi; the independent video-on-demand platform to bring our audiences three months of free arthouse films (30 films a month) to join them on their screens.”
Mubi also commented: “Cinema Akil is a wonderful independent cinema that we’ve been fans of for a long time, and we’re glad that we could collaborate during this time to give their members access to the great cinema at home, that we know they will love.”
Cinema Akil and Mubi would like to extend its initiative as we are going through hard times battling with COVID-19. Visit www.cinemaakil.com for more information and updates.